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The Florida Wildlife Corridor is working to protect a connected corridor of natural lands, waters and working ranches and farms through the length of Florida.

Bears on the Brink

By Joe Guthrie, Biologist, Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition Team Member With us the night we stalked F011 [previous blog entry] was the late biologist Dave Maehr, who’d begun the project of which we were all four a part.  Dave worked throughout Florida over his career, including after he’d taken a teaching position at the University…

Fisheating Creek Expedition Part I

Fisheating Creek Expedition A Special Three-Part Series by Maggy Reno Hurchalla Maggy Reno Hurchalla has been immersed in Florida water and wilderness all her life. She comes from a family notorious for getting stuck in the mud and lost in the swamp, since becoming an environmental hero recognized for her leadership in restoring the Everglades…

Fisheating Creek Expedition – Part III

Cowbone Marsh deserves its own melodrama. It took five hours to get to open water. There is time here only for the highlights. Highlight #1: DON’T GO THERE! YOU WON’T LIKE IT. Go to the campground: http://www.fisheatingcreekoutpost.com They are lovely people who rent canoes and will shuttle you up to Burnt Bridge or Ingraham’s Crossing.…

Fisheating Creek Expedition Part II

Fisheating Creek Expedition A Special Three-Part Series by Maggy Reno Hurchalla Maggy Reno Hurchalla has been immersed in Florida water and wilderness all her life. She comes from a family notorious for getting stuck in the mud and lost in the swamp, since becoming an environmental hero recognized for her leadership in restoring the Everglades…

Biologist Shares Experience of Tracking a Black Bear

By Joe Guthrie, Bear Biologist and Expedition Team Member On an overcast December afternoon, I drove a creaking swamp buggy into an oak hammock in southern Highlands County, Florida and stopped. The team of four of us disembarked, sorted and distributed gear among the group, and began walking in single file towards the edge of…

NatGeo Wild: Face to Face with Florida Black Bears

The Florida Wildlife Corridor will be featured in America the Wild: Gator Country, starring Casey Anderson, Sept. 15 at 10pm ET on Nat Geo Wild. When National Geographic Television learned about the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition from National Geographic grantee Carlton Ward Jr, they extended their exploration of Florida’s Gator Country to discover the little-known wildlife…