• Outdoor Briefs: March 26, 2015

    Avoid harmless red dye in the bay At the end of March, Florida State University oceanographers will be performing a dye study as part of ongoing research of phytoplankton and circulation p... READ MORE

  • Beautiful barred owls death on the wing

    The barred owl, Strix varia, is also commonly known as hoot owl, rain owl, round-headed owl, swamp owl and wood owl. 

    It is a large owl with a round head, no ear tufts and a long ...


  • Waiting list at local boat building facility

    At the Apalachicola Maritime Museum, people are waiting in line for a chance to hone their boat building skills.

    On March 13, three visitors were hard at work finishing up a pair of wooden ...


  • Webinars seek comment on black bear management

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting two webinars to discuss proposed changes to the black bear management program. Proposed amendments to the bear feeding and ...


  • Beachgoers can help survey horseshoe crabs

    As spring approaches, horseshoe crabs congregate to spawn along sandy beaches and shallow coastal waters throughout the state. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) biologists ...


  • Cook-off golf tournament big success

    The annual golf tournament that preceded the chili cook-off on Thursday drew 56 golfers to the 18-hole contest at St. James Bay Golf Club.

    “It was awesome, it’s getting bigger every year,” ...


  • Outdoor Briefs March 12, 2015

    Emerald Warrior coming in April At the March 3 county meeting, commissioners voted unanimously at allow Visual Awareness Technologies and Consulting (VATC) to use county land for project Emeral... READ MORE

  • The great horned owl a flying tiger

    The great horned owl (Bubo virginianus), also known as the tiger owl, cat owl, big-eared owl or the hoot owl, is a large owl native to the Americas. A fierce ...


  • Outdoor Briefs: March 5, 2015

    Chili Cook-off clean-up Sunday A quick reminder of the cleanup this upcoming Sunday, March 8, starting at 9 a.m. Meet at Lighthouse Park in the center of St. George Island. Trash bags, gloves, ... READ MORE

  • Outdoor Briefs: February 12, 2014

      Teachers invited to apply for forestry tour The Florida Forest Service announced an exciting summer learning opportunity for Florida’s educators. The Florida Forestry Teachers’ Tour ... READ MORE

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