We watch seasonal change in two Tallahassee locations, Lake Elberta (an urban park) and in the Munson Sandhills region of the Apalachicola National Forest.
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.
Longleaf Pine & Fire EcologyRaising Kids with NatureSwamps and other Wetlands
Two families visit dried out ephemeral wetlands in the Munson Sandhills. Even without water, they find gopher frogs and visit rare butterfly habitat.