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A State Park in Your Backyard? Florida-Friendly Landscaping
The Florida Park Service is dedicated to keeping park habitats healthy and biodiverse. We can apply what we know about the environment to use Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL) at homes and businesses, kind of like a low-maintenance, mini-state park in your backyard!
Why Don't Snakes Have Legs?
July 16 is World Snake Day, and Florida is a great place to celebrate. Why would anyone celebrate snakes? Often thought to be ominous, snakes have an important role in the ecosystem and are usually not dangerous to people. We talked to two Florida Park Service snake experts to learn more.
Florida Park Service Teams Help Fight Panhandle Wildfire
During the spring and summer months, news reports of wildland fires raging somewhere in the nation are common. Sometimes, state park staff are called upon by the Florida Forest Service to fight fire both within and outside of state parks.