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Month: February 2018

Guest editorial: The science behind invasions

By Jack Payne jackpayne@ufl.edu @JackPayneIFAS A snake so voracious it can swallow a fully-grown deer prowls the Everglades. An insect’s arrival in Florida seemed innocuous enough until the discovery that it carries a fungus that kills avocado trees. A spiny newcomer to Florida is eating fish that could have been on your plate, and it […]

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Hancock Whitney Bank Legacy of Citizenship in the Gulf Region

Its size and reach allow Hancock Whitney to provide “big bank capacity with a small bank feel,” says Eric Obeck, senior regional president. That small bank feel is rooted in its 135-year-old traditions of community and customer service and investment. “There’s a high degree of connectivity between our people and the communities in which they […]

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Florida’s Little-Known Species: Florida Bonneted Bat

Florida’s Little-Known Species: Florida Bonneted Bat Bats are highly beneficial; they save U. S. farmers billions of dollars in reduced crop damage and lower insecticide use. Florida happens to be home to the largest and rarest bat insect-eating bat in North America, the Florida Bonneted Bat. The bonneted bat is believed to have evolved from […]

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Triple N Shooting Sports Range Opens Near Orlando

Triple N Shooting Sports Range Opens Near Orlando Youth discounts are available. The range is located at 595 Donovan Crews Road in St. Cloud and is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends and closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. For more information, call 407 744-5788.

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FWC Officers Philip Stone and Paul Hein Receive First Guy Harvey Awards

FWC Officers Philip Stone and Paul Hein Receive First Guy Harvey Awards As an FWC officer, Stone has worked with local law enforcement agencies to minimize the impact on nesting and hatchling turtles while they conduct essential nighttime beach patrolling. He’s also helped Palm Beach and Martin County businesses and homeowners reduce coastal lighting that […]

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