February, 2014

In other Florida news: Crews on Thursday and Friday found a 1400-pound mat found on an undeveloped beach near Pensacola, FL. Crews will continue to investigate over the weekend. Photo courtesy FDEP.

BP Oil Sickened South Florida Fish: Study

Dissolved oil from the 2010 oil disaster may have moved as far south as Florida’s Sanibel Island, sickening fish along the way, new research from the University of South Florida …

Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Sara Lopez.

EPA Acts to Protect Salmon from Pebble Mine

In tremendous news for salmon, wildlife, and people who prize solitude, spectacular scenery, and outdoor recreation, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced it will initiate a formal process under …

Cougar at Charles Russell Wildlife Refuge in Montana (Flickr/USFWS Mountain-Prairie)

Report of Mountain Lion in Massachusetts: Real Sighting or Wild Tale?

UPDATE 3/1: Wildlife officials say the paw prints look canine, meaning it was likely a dog or coyote. Television news has been abuzz up here in Massachusetts this week with …

Jewell-students

Weekly News Roundup: Youths and DOI Secretary Talk Public Lands and More!

Getting the Dirt on Earthworms As spring approaches, many gardeners are ready to dive back into planting their favorite flora; but anyone prone to working the soil knows that you …

Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Eilish Palmer.

4 Animals Explain Why the Keystone XL Pipeline Would be…

Yellowstone bison and calves. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Julie Schultz.

Give Yellowstone Bison a Year-Round Buffer Zone

Intensive plantation forestry, among other land uses, appears as a dense mixture of forest loss (in red) and regrowth (blue) in the Southeastern U.S. Screen capture from GFW.

A Revolutionary Tool to See Forest Change – In Your…

Ball State University Geothermal Heat Pump System. Photo Credit: BSU Photo Services

Ball State University to Host Its Second Geothermal Conference

Guest Post by Robert J. Koester, Ball State University On April 10, Ball State University will host a second gathering of academic and facilities personnel interested in knowing more about …

Bluegill on hook baited with earthworm (US Fish and Wildlife Service)

Ten Things to Know about Earthworms

As winter draws to a close, gardeners begin their spring migration into the outdoors, leaving winter dens behind and coming into contact with the harbingers of the shifting seasons: shovels, …

Florida Stands with West Virginia! #WVWaterCrisis

Training Florida’s Next Generation of Climate Leaders

Guest post by NWF Campus Ecology Fellow, Shaza Hussein As an NWF Campus Ecology Fellow at the University of South Florida in Tampa, my campaign goal is to bring the …

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