Collier Midddle Schoolers Explore Panther Habitat While
Learning Science Lessons
(11/6/09) - DEP launches the 14th LIFE program in
Florida by partnering with Collier County Public
Schools, the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge,
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, South
Florida Water Management District and the Friends of the
Florida Panther Refuge.
Threatened Coral Thriving Off the Coast of Fort Lauderdale Beach
(8/26/09) - DEP partners with local and federal agencies and scientists to demonstrate how staghorn coral is thriving in southeast Florida.
DEP Hosts Chinese Coastal Managers for Showcase of Tampa Bay Aquatic Preserves
(8/18/09) - Twelve members of the South China Coastal
Biodiversity Project toured Tampa Bay's Aquatic
GTM Research Reserve and Local Partners Work to Eradicate Brazilian Pepper Threat
(7/7/09) - The efforts will help prevent invasive plants from affecting native vegetation on area
State Agencies Partner to Encourage Responsible
Fishing and Outdoor Activity at Rookery Bay Research
Reserve (7/6/09) - Continuing a commitment to
preserve Florida’s environment, the Florida
Department of Environmental Protection is partnering
with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission to protect valuable habitat for a variety
of birds and other wildlife at the Rookery Bay
National Estuarine Research Reserve.
Coral Reef Protection Act to Go Into Effect July 1,
2009 (6/30/09) - Act raises awareness to help
protect one of Florida's most valuable and
endangered natural resources.
Habitat Restoration Project Underway at Rookery Bay
(5/21/09) - Shell Island Road project aims to
restore tidal flushing in mangrove forest
Rookery Bay Research Reserve Partners with City of
Naples to Teach Landscapers to "Greenscape" -
(4/24/09) - Project Greenscape is an
educational and technical assistance program that
provides training for professional landscapers to
help protect Florida's water quality.
Florida Celebrates Oceans Day - (3/25/09) -
Florida Oceans and Coastal Council Reports were
featured as a focal point of celebration.
GTM Research Reserve Teaching Ecological Lessons
- (3/13/09) - Ecology club encourages outdoor
appreciation and offers lessons in marine ecology.
Breakers Reef Restoration Completed - (3/11/09)
- DEP partners with local agencies and organizations
to help restore this fragile reef.
DEP Announces 100 Ways for Residents & Visitors to
Rediscover Florida in 100 Days - (2/24/09) -
This campaign aims to increase awareness of all the
activities Florida’s public lands offer – from the
traditional activities like hiking, bicycling,
picnicking or camping to popular festivals, historic
reenactments, museums and education centers..
GTM Research Reserve Recruiting Assistance to Ease
Red Bay Epidemic - (1/17/09) - Workshop will
explain experimental treatment, precautions and
volunteer opportunities to help alleviate effects.
Gulf of Mexico Alliance Holds Fourth Florida Public
Workshop - (1/14/09) - Workshop highlights
Alliance's environmental and economic
accomplishments and seeks public input on future
Statement by Governor Charlie Crist Regarding
Today's Decision by the United States Supreme Court
- (1/12/09) - The Supreme Court has ruled on
water-sharing issues with the Apalachicola River.