Recently named one of the most endangered rivers in the U.S., the Apalachicola is vital to many threatened species of wildlife, from salamanders and turtles to panthers and more.
Posts Categorized: Southeast
The gopher tortoise has been roaming the upland forests, sandhills and coastal dunes of the deep south for thousands of years. Check out just a few fascinating facts about these amazing reptiles.
For Florida panthers to survive, the growing population must move north. But in that direction lies a landscape criss-crossed with miles of roads. And as far too many of these endangered panthers have learned over the years, they are no match for a speeding car.
We’re thrilled to be widening the scope of our work to include more of the incredible biodiversity found in the American southeast. But where to start? We wanted to be sure that our work would help to protect the species and places that are most at risk – so we turned to the data.
With more people moving into panther country – and thankfully more panthers in the wild – it’s more important than ever that residents learn the simple steps they can take to help these endangered cats continue to recover.