Tag Archive: Watershed

Panhandle Outdoors LIVE St. Joseph Bay Waterschool

The University of Florida IFAS Extension faculty are continuing their acclaimed “Panhandle Outdoors Live!” programs for 2017. They will include presentations, as well as, traditional excursions to explore and learn about the Panhandle’s signature ecosystems. This year’s planned programs include “Nearshore Artificial Reefs” (Navarre Beach, Aug. 17), “St. Joseph Bay” (Gulf County, Sept. 19-20), “Coastal Dune Lakes” (Walton County, …

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ECONFINA CREEK WATER SCHOOL

Panhandle Outdoors Live! Econfina Creek August 11 from 9am – 4pm join UF/IFAS Extension Agents and other expert guests explore this unique water way.  Contact:  Laura Tiu at lgtiu@ufl.edu for more information. Tickets on sale at Eventbrite.

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Panhandle Outdoors LIVE – Watershed School – Week’s Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Fishermen fish the marshes of Weeks Bay while a pelican looks on. Photo: WeeksBay.org Mobile Bay?… part of the Florida panhandle?… Really?… Well… yes… during the colonial period “West Florida” extended west to the Biloxi area and besides, all western panhandlers know we are really “lower Alabama”; we hear it a million times a year… …

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Swamps: Watershed or Wasteland?

Swamps provide valuable filtration for surface water Recent rains have left water standing on some panhandle Florida real estate which has been dry for several years.  Ponds, natural and dug, are brimming with water reflecting the generous outpouring from the slow and wet weather system which passed listlessly over the area. The rainwater excess is also …

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