Monthly Archive: April 2013

Looking Out for Horseshoe Crabs

Spring is here and that can only mean one thing, horseshoe crabs! That’s right it’s horseshoe crab survey time! Each spring the scientists with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) look for volunteers to report horseshoe crab sightings around the state as part of their annual horseshoe crab survey. So, if you would …

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Sinkholes in the Florida Panhandle, Facts and Resources

During our heavy March rainfall events a tiny sinkhole appeared in my yard.  While it was only 3 feet across, it was over 5 feet deep!  After reading about the various types and causes of sinkholes, I decided it was most likely a “subsidence incident” sinkhole caused from collapsed underlying organic material (perhaps an old …

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