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...
Originally Published: November 16, 2017 Deep in the Apalachicola National Forest, the Bradwell Bay Wilderness is the best remaining population of an animal in decline- the southern dusky salamander. Here, we learn the story of Bruce Means's first salamander...
Originally Published: November 16, 2017 In a steephead ravine by the Apalachicola River, we look for the Apalachicola dusky salamander with Bruce Means. Here, we find a pocket of ice age Florida. “We’re standing at one of the places I most...
Originally Published: November 9, 2017 Bruce Means and his fellow researchers at Florida State University have recently discovered that what was once considered a single species of salamander was at least five species. One of the new species is the...
When I think of virtual reality and immersive experiences, I think of Disney World or Universal Studios. I visualize huge theme parks that are destination locations, and pretty darn expensive too! But there’s a guy in Tallahassee that has an idea...
FSU graduate student Dani Davis introduces herself and shares what she'll be doing with WFSU's Ecology Blog. Hi, I’m Dani. As a new (well, technically returning) Floridian, I have been overwhelmed in the best possible way by the diversity of habitats...
Many people in our community may be more familiar with the Piney Z Lake than Lower Lake Lafayette, but the two are actually only separated by an earthen dam. WFSU’s Rob Diaz de Villegas heads out on the waters...
Elephants are retiring in Georgia at a special place designed just for them. They may not have chosen it for themselves, but the woman who designed it is giving them everything they need to live out the rest of their days.
Learn about the many Florida native plants you can include to create a bee habitat in your yard.
As part of RiverTrek 2021, we kayak 107 miles down an iconic wild Florida river: the mighty Apalachicola This river system contains a top biodiversity hotspot, an extensive forested floodplain which is the center of tupelo honey production, Florida's...

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