We look at the role of the southern live oak in Tallahassee’s urban forest, where the tree’s value goes far beyond the ecological.
Rob Diaz de Villegas
Apalachicola River and BayPlants- From Wildflowers to Longleaf Pine
We visit Torreya State Park one year after Hurricane Michael. How does the loss of trees affect the unique ecosystems for which the park is known?
HistoryPlants- From Wildflowers to Longleaf PineThe Red Hills of Florida & Georgia
Tallahassee loves its live oaks, and has a history of fighting to preserve them. We look at our history with this iconic southern tree.
Floridan Aquifer: Springs, Sinks, and MoreWildlife in North Florida- Critters Big and Small
Beneath scenic Merritt’s Mill Pond in Jackson County, Florida, researchers from Florida A&M University discover a new species of cave crustacean.
Floridan Aquifer: Springs, Sinks, and MoreLakesSwamps and other WetlandsThe Red Hills of Florida & Georgia
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.
Swamps and other WetlandsThe Red Hills of Florida & GeorgiaWildlife in North Florida- Critters Big and Small
A married couple buys the swamp behind their house to manage it as a preserve. Among the ecological treasures here is a wood stork rookery.
Longleaf Pine & Fire EcologyPlants- From Wildflowers to Longleaf PinePollinators and GardeningSwamps and other WetlandsThe Red Hills of Florida & GeorgiaWildlife in North Florida- Critters Big and Small
We watch seasonal change in two Tallahassee locations, Lake Elberta (an urban park) and in the Munson Sandhills region of the Apalachicola National Forest.
Plants- From Wildflowers to Longleaf PineWildlife in North Florida- Critters Big and Small
The City Nature Challenge is a competition, but also a way for us to explore the biodiversity of the Tallahassee area. What did we all see?
Longleaf Pine & Fire EcologySwamps and other WetlandsWildlife in North Florida- Critters Big and Small
Adopt an Ephemeral Wetland is citizen science focused on amphibians. But participants will also learn about seasonality and the forest around wetlands.
Longleaf Pine & Fire EcologyPlants- From Wildflowers to Longleaf PinePollinators and GardeningWildlife in North Florida- Critters Big and Small
In the Munson Sandhills, citizen scientists are monitoring the rare frosted elfin butterfly. This insect needs fire to survive- at the right time of year.