Tag Archive: Beach

Snorkel the Gulf Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary

Snorkel the Gulf Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary

Photo Credit: Mike Sandler

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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/

Look Who Is Enjoying the Beach This Spring… An Alligator!

Look Who Is Enjoying the Beach This Spring… An Alligator!

I received a call the week before Earth Day to let me know that an alligator was laying on Pensacola Beach, on the Gulf …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/look-who-is-enjoying-the-beach-this-spring-an-alligator/

Exotic Pet Amnesty Day set for Oct. 3 in Fort Walton Beach

Exotic Pet Amnesty Day set for Oct. 3 in Fort Walton Beach

Do you have any exotic pets you can no longer care for? Would you like the opportunity to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/01/exotic-pet-amnesty-day-set-for-oct-3-in-fort-walton-beach/

Invasive Species of the Day (February 23): Kudzu Bugs and Beach Vitex

Invasive Species of the Day (February 23): Kudzu Bugs and Beach Vitex

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Kudzu Bug (Megacopta cribraria):

Florida is extending a warm …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/02/24/invasive-species-of-the-day-february-23-kudzu-bugs-and-beach-vitex/

An Unwanted Beach Visitor: Beach Vitex

An Unwanted Beach Visitor: Beach Vitex

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/07/21/an-unwanted-beach-visitor-beach-vitex/

Invasive Species of the Day (March 1): Coral Ardisia, Beach Vitex, Crazy Ant

Invasive Species of the Day (March 1): Coral Ardisia, Beach Vitex, Crazy Ant

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March 1st: Coral Ardisia (Ardisia crenata), Beach Vitex …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/01/invasive-species-of-the-day-march-1-coral-ardisia-beach-vitex-crazy-ant/

Beach Mice of Florida

The Choctawhatchee Beach Mouse is one of four Florida Panhandle Species classified as endangered or threatened. Beach mice provide important ecological roles promoting the health of our coastal dunes and beaches. Photo provided by Jeff Tabbert

The Choctawhatchee Beach Mouse …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/02/08/beach-mice-of-florida/

2013 Lionfish Summit; update on FWC meeting in Cocoa Beach

2013 Lionfish Summit; update on FWC meeting in Cocoa Beach

It seems everyone in the Panhandle is talking about the invasive lionfish. This non-native member of the scorpionfish family was first seen in U.S. waters …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/11/22/2013-lionfish-summit-update-on-fwc-meeting-in-cocoa-beach/

Beach Vitex… Is It a Growing Problem?

Beach vitex expands it's woody rhizomes aggressively; it can actually grow over sidewalks.

Beach vitex expands its woody rhizomes aggressively; it can actually grow over sidewalks and driveways.

 

It’s actually a pretty plant, this Beach Vitex (Vitex …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/20/beach-vitex-is-it-a-growing-problem/