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Month: April 2020

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Celebrating Earth Day

By: Kyle Grammatica Earth Day is a time to show our appreciation for nature and the planet, and fight for its protection. In Florida, one of our most important natural areas, the Everglades, desperately needs our help. It hosts an incredible diversity of life, but unfortunately much of the native wildlife is imperiled thanks to […]

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#followmeflorida: The Florida Keys

By: Kyle Grammatica The Florida Keys are an amazing source of natural beauty. The breathtaking scenery and unique flora and fauna make it a place all outdoor enthusiasts can appreciate! The Florida Keys have several parks and preserves that protect the majesty of the area. Let’s take a look at some of them! John Pennekamp […]

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Bringing Nature Education to Students

By: Kyle Grammatica Some creative teachers in Pinellas County have found a way to bring nature education to students during the stay at home order. Science resource teachers Martyne LaDuke and Ginger Rehm have started a series of videos called “Life Science at a Social Distance.” These videos give kids who are stuck at home […]

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Francisco Bergaz Joins Foundation Board

Tallahassee, FL (April 7, 2020) – Francisco A. Bergaz, managing director of the Miami-based Bekun LLC and Bervest LLC investment companies, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida. Foundation Board Chair Richard A. Corbett announced the three-year appointment, citing Bergaz’s passion for outdoor youth education and […]

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Florida’s Sea Turtles Benefit from Empty Beaches

By: Kyle Grammatica While COVID-19 keeps us at home, sea turtles are taking advantage of the empty shores. The beach shutdowns are giving our endangered sea turtle species more opportunities to nest, which could lead to a needed increase in population. Sea Turtle Nesting and Human Presence Researchers like Justin Perrault, Director of Research at […]

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