One of the cutest critters to depend on fire in the longleaf habitat is the gopher tortoise. At Birdsong Nature Center, we learn the value of their burrows.
March 31, 2016
Longleaf Pine & Fire EcologyPlants- From Wildflowers to Longleaf PineThe Red Hills of Florida & GeorgiaWildlife in North Florida- Critters Big and Small
Jim Cox bands a seven day old red cockaded woodpecker and takes a group of FSU Biology students to a fire dependent, old growth longleaf pine forest.
EcoAdventuresLongleaf Pine & Fire EcologyThe Red Hills of Florida & Georgia
We witness a Red Hills tradition that has had a large impact on area ecology: The quail hunt. Fire benefits quail and other longleaf dependent species.