Posts Categorized: Florida

Gunnison sage-grouse, © Noppadol Paothong

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

The Future of Sage-Grouse is Still Uncertain; The Unlikely Connection between Fruit and Bears; It’s Sea Otter Awareness Week; 18th Florida Panther Death this Year; Calling All Seattleites! Please Join Us on October 7

Florida panther, ©Connie Bransilver/USFWS

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

Construction of Major Dam on Yellowstone River Temporarily Halted; Victory in Alaska; Welcome to the World, New Orca Calf; We’re Expanding in the Southeast; A New Focus on Florida Panthers

Red Wolf, ©USFWS/John and Karen Hollingsworth-Red Wolf-North Carolina

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

We’re Calling on the Service to Do More For Red Wolves;Wildfires Have Now Scorched 8 Million Acres Across the U.S; Conservationists Tell Washington Wildlife Officials Not to Issue Kill Order for Huckleberry Pack; Defenders of Wildlife Alaska Program Director Karla Dutton attended the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER) on Monday

Florida manatee, © Tracy Colson/USFWS

Hands Off Our Manatees »

Manatees depend on warm water habitat in the winter, so they gather in warm springs like Three Sisters Springs in the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. But too much commotion can drive them back out into the cold waters and away from the warmer areas they need.