Panhandle Outdoors

Panhandle Outdoors Water School – St. Joseph Bay

Panhandle Outdoors Water School – St. Joseph Bay

Our first POL program will happen this week – August 17 – at the Navarre Beach snorkel reef, and is sold out!  We are glad you all are …

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Beekeeping in the Panhandle Summer Series – Starts August 17th

Beekeeping in the Panhandle Summer Series – Starts August 17th

European …

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Trying to Solve the Marine Debris Problem

A variety of plastics ends up in the Gulf. Each is a potential problem for marine life. Photo: Rick O’Connor

Since the early 1970’s, when Chief Iron Eyes Cody shed a …

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The Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus)

The Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus)

the “cottonmouth” gape of this venomous snakes is a warning. Notice the banded coloration of this individual.
Photo: UF IFAS Wildlife

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Snorkel the Gulf Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary

Snorkel the Gulf Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary

Photo Credit: Mike Sandler

Join the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/29/snorkel-the-gulf-navarre-beach-marine-sanctuary/

Summer Rain in the Florida Panhandle

Summer Rain in the Florida Panhandle

ARTICLE BY DR. MATT DEITCH; water quality specialist – University of Florida Milton

Summer is a great time for weather-watching in the Florida panhandle. Powerful thunderstorms appear out of nowhere, and …

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Lemon bacopa, a beautiful pond plant or a weed?

Lemon bacopa, a beautiful pond plant or a weed?

Bacopa caroliniana, also known as lemon bacopa, is a popular aquatic plant. It is mostly found in the southeastern United States in states such as Florida, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/29/lemon-bacopa-a-beautiful-pond-plant-or-a-weed/

Finding Common Ground on Climate Change

Finding Common Ground on Climate Change

This solar-powered bicycle rental facility provides a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/14/finding-common-ground-on-climate-change/

Snorkeling Safety at the Jetty

Snorkeling Safety at the Jetty

The St Andrew Bay pass jetty is more like a close family friend than a collection of granite boulders. The rocks protect the inlet ensuring the vital connections of commerce and recreation. One of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/14/snorkeling-safety-at-the-jetty/

The Summer of Sharks

The Summer of Sharks

I am calling this “Summer of Sharks” as if this summer is more of a problem than others are. In fact, it is not… no more, so than any other summer –so we could call any …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/12/the-summer-of-sharks/

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