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Creature Feature: A Rare Bee

Creature Feature: A Rare Bee

Thought by many to be extinct, the Blue Calamintha bee, last sighted in 2016 at Archbold Biological Station near Lake Placid, Florida, has been rediscovered! Believed to be among the most geographically restricted bees in eastern North America, this species was only known to occur in four sites within a 16 square mile area of pine scrub habitat at Central Florida’s Lake Wales Ridge
Creature Feature: Gopher tortoise

Creature Feature: Gopher tortoise

Gopher tortoises are found in all 67 counties across Florida and have been on the planet for 60 million years!
Tampa Bay Sea Level Rise Conference April 5 & 6

Tampa Bay Sea Level Rise Conference April 5 & 6

What does the recent National Climate Assessment mean for Tampa Bay communities? This two-day conference will lay out the challenges ahead and already arising.
BEACH CLEAN–UP,  OKALOOSA ISLAND, SATURDAY, MARCH 9

BEACH CLEAN–UP,  OKALOOSA ISLAND, SATURDAY, MARCH 9

We hope you can attend our next event, a beach clean-up, 10 – 11 AM, Saturday March 9, from the third beach freeway on Okaloosa Island (between Island Princess and the Fairfield Inn off Santa Rosa Boulevard). We have some pick up / reach extenders to help without stooping, and will finish with homemade cookies at 11 AM.