Managing Muddy Ponds

Managing Muddy Ponds

– Muddy water can be a problem in ponds across the Florida Panhandle. Not only is it unattractive, but it can be detrimental to life in a pond. Muddy or cloudy water reduces the amount of sunlight that enters a pond. This decreases the quantity of available fish...
Tri-State Bobwhite Quail Symposium – January 30

Tri-State Bobwhite Quail Symposium – January 30

The National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI) and partners will host the Tri-State Bobwhite Symposium for professional land managers and landowners Thursday, January 30, 2020, in Marianna, Florida.  It is the second Working Lands for Wildlife–Bobwhites in Pine...
Deer Harvest Reporting Required this Season

Deer Harvest Reporting Required this Season

Deer hunting season here in Northwest Florida officially got started this past Saturday (10/26) with the opening of archery and crossbow season; muzzleloading and general gun season will both open later this month. If you are fortunate enough to find success...
Torpedograss Slowly Attacking the Panhandle

Torpedograss Slowly Attacking the Panhandle

Tordpedograss (Panicum reopens) is one of the most concerning weeds in Florida, and has become a significant weed problem in the Panhandle. This weed’s favorite habitat is in or near ponds and ditches, but will spread across lawns, turf fields, and pastures. A native...
Friday Feature:  Cooking Florida Wild Turkeys

Friday Feature: Cooking Florida Wild Turkeys

Spring Turkey Hunting Season in North Florida is March 16 – April 2, 2019.   This week’s featured video, called “Cooking with the Osceola Turkey”  was published as a partnership between the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation (FWC)...