Tuesday, January 28, 2020
In an urban forest, trees are valued for what they contribute to a community. The southern live oak (Quercus virginiana) is a tree that provides shades, habitat for almost 1,000 different plants and animals, and is storm resilient.
In 2019, the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension organized the first ever Great Georgia Pollinator Census. Citizen scientists from across the state counted pollinators such as butterflies, bees, wasps, and flies, and other insects (everything from praying mantises to...
Post-Secondary Attainment means education beyond high school. This doesn't just mean a 4-year or 2-year degree. It can also include technical colleges and certifications. As part of our American Graduate Initiative, we talk with the Presidents of Florida A...
The state of Florida has set a goal of reaching 60% post-secondary attainment by 2030. As part of our work with the American Graduate Initiative, we look at what that means and why it is important to individuals and...
Beneath scenic Merritt’s Mill Pond, we learn that there is more alive in the waters beneath Florida than one might think. Researchers at Florida A&M University are discovering new species of cave crustaceans, and redefining biodiversity in the Floridan...
In late spring and early summer, wood storks and other wading birds head to rookeries to nest. To see one, we head into a cypress swamp owned by a married couple, who manage it as a preserve. ...
The American bumblebee may sound like something you'd see in your backyard, but you are more likely seeing the common eastern bumblebee. We get to know the less common species and see what they can teach us about...
At Fred George Basin Greenway, geologist Harley Means takes us to two sinkholes that may one day become one of the Red Hills’ sinkhole lakes. I’m off trail, following Harley Means into a hole in the ground.  Maybe...
WFSU Public Media's Executive Producer for Television, Suzanne Smith, talks with WFSU's FM News Director Lynn Hatter and Morning Edition Host Gina Jordan about their recent Retro Local Stories on the histories of Smokey Hollow and the FAMU Hospital....
With the passing of the civil rights act in 1964, integration has been repeatedly used as a reason to close historically black Institutions. This story explores how the creation and closing of one African American hospital on the Florida...

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