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Outdoor Education Field Reports & News

Crocodiles win for Most Romantic Valentine’s Day

South Florida marks the northernmost range of the American crocodile, which stretches through the Caribbean to parts of South America. Throughout the breeding season (from February through June), they can be found in salty waters such as the Florida Bay. They spread themselves out during the rest of the year, even spending time in the […]

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SWFWMD seagrass study gets a tech-y facelift!

The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) is responsible for managing water resources in the Southwest Florida region, from spring-fed rivers to saltwater estuaries. Seagrass beds are a vital resource that provides food and shelter for marine creatures. Of the many scientists employed by SWFWMD, their seagrass researchers are responsible for monitoring the health of […]

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Florida Shark Fishing Restrictions

This February, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will be discussing a new shark fishing permit. The program will require anglers to receive a free fishing license that consists of an education course on shark conservation practices. Major goals of the new restrictions include allowing more sharks to survive catch-and-release fishing while recording […]

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Supporting Positive Change: Walmart #1004

Nature’s Academy would like to recognize one of our partner organizations for their continued support in empowering our students and local community. With their generous donation, we have impacted more than 65,000 students from 42 different states and five countries. A special thank you to Walmart store #1004! We are pleased to announce that this […]

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Gray, Fox, and Flying, oh my!

It’s January, which means we at Nature’s Academy are celebrating National Squirrel Day on January 21st! Florida is home to three native species of squirrels. They’re what’s known as “generalists” and can survive almost anywhere as long as there’s enough food to go around. The most common Florida species, the eastern gray squirrel, is found […]

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