environment

Environment and Science
1:47 pm
Tue January 31, 2012

From The Florida Wildlife Corridor Project: Protecting Habitat For Florida’s Large Mammals

Florida Black Bear, Highlands County
Photo by Carlton Ward Jr. http://www.floridawildlifecorridor.org/

Black bears and panthers are two of Florida’s imperiled wildlife species. Both are facing a daunting obstacle to their survival: habitat fragmentation caused by development like roadways, subdivisions and shopping malls. By isolating habitats, human expansion jeopardizes genetic diversity in wildlife populations. Disease and hereditary defects are often the result.

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Events
1:35 pm
Fri January 27, 2012

This weekend: 15th annual Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival

The Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival is a bird and wildlife lover's paradise. The weather couldn't be nicer here this time of year in Florida.

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