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Virtual Junior Ranger
Virtual Junior Rangers can explore parks from anywhere and discover the fun and exciting ways rangers help make Florida State Parks the amazing places they are.
Critter Sheets are fun ways to learn about Florida's plants and animals and how you can help wildlife in your community. Print or use these images on your device with your favorite coloring app.
Discover projects led by Women Biologists
Managing Florida Scrub-Jay Habitat
If you build it, they will come. That’s what Biologist Laurie Dolan found with a population of Florida scrub-jays along the Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway. With Florida Park Service management of a 446-acre parcel of land, the population has grown from 25 birds in 2008 to more than 100 birds in 2019.
Monitoring Sea Turtle Nests in Florida's State Parks
For 2019, most of the sea turtle nests have hatched and the adult turtles are migrating back to their feeding grounds. Here in Florida, park rangers, biologists and volunteers are still telling stories and planning for 2020.
Protecting Seagrass Flats in the Florida Keys
Healthy seagrass communities are the most productive ecosystems the world. Biologist Becky Collins tells the story of how mooring buoys and channel markers help boaters protect the seagrass communities.
Restoring Long Key State Park Following Hurricane Irma
After the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in 2017, state parks in the Florida Keys started on the road to recovery. The team pulled together at Long Key State Park to assess the damage and develop a plan to help habitat recovery. In this edition of The Biologist Tells the Story, Biologist Janice Duquesnel tells the story of replanting the park.
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