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Month: April 2019

Earth Day 2019: Protect Our Species

By: Kyle Grammatica Do you know how Earth Day started? Read more to learn about how this celebration started, why it is so important, and what you can do to participate. The Santa Barbara Oil Spill In January of 1969, an oil platform off the coast of Santa Barbara, California exploded, spilling more than 21,000 […]

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Foundation Awards $35,000 for Florida Grasshopper Sparrow Survival

Tallahassee, FL (April 8, 2019) – The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida (FWFF) has announced a $35,000 gift to White Oak Conservation to help ensure the Florida grasshopper sparrow’s survival. This grant follows a similar $10,000 gift made in February. The Florida grasshopper sparrow, Ammodramus savannarum floridanus, is North America’s most endangered bird. […]

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The Coming Season: Lovebugs

By: Stefani Harrison It’s that time of year again, lovebug season. For a few weeks in April and May each year, an abundance of lovebugs appear across Florida. These small flies are in the same family as gnats and mosquitos (Bibionidae) and are about a quarter inch in size. As you’ve probably guessed, lovebugs get […]

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And the Winner Is…

The Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida and The Collaboratory at Ringling College of Art and Design announced the winners for the “Conserve Wildlife” license plate design contest today.

More than 4,400 votes were cast by the public for their favorite plate through Sunday, March 31, 2019.

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