Two releases of striped newts into ephemeral wetlands in the Apalachicola National Forest show how this is an amphibian forged by fire.
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.
Longleaf Pine & Fire EcologyPlants- From Wildflowers to Longleaf PineSwamps and other Wetlands
A restoration effort at Deer Lake State Park plants carnivorous flowers and uses prescribed fire to benefit shorebirds in its coastal dune lake watershed.
Longleaf Pine & Fire EcologyThe Red Hills of Florida & GeorgiaWildlife in North Florida- Critters Big and Small
We head into the Apalachicola National Forest with Dr. Bruce Means to talk about his favorite animal- the eastern diamondback rattlesnake.
Floridan Aquifer: Springs, Sinks, and MoreLongleaf Pine & Fire EcologySwamps and other WetlandsWildlife in North Florida- Critters Big and Small
We revisit an effort to return striped newts to the Apalachicola National Forest. While there, we find some other cute wetland critters.
Floridan Aquifer: Springs, Sinks, and MoreLongleaf Pine & Fire EcologyRaising Kids with NatureSwamps and other WetlandsWildlife in North Florida- Critters Big and Small
To bring the striped newt back to the Apalachicola National Forest, the Coastal Plains Institute is working with partners, volunteers, and local children.