Recent Blog Posts

eMammal Animals Inspire "Poems for Your Pocket"
Posted by Stephanie Schuttler on April 26, 2017

In honor of "Poem in Your Pocket Day," students of Lena Deskins' 5th grade class at Sandy Ridge Elementary School took to their pens using eMammal camera trap photos as their muse. Students were inspired by coyotes, deer, squirrels, and turkeys....

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Thanks to the Volunteers!
Posted by SCBI Staff on April 26, 2017

By Sally Bowers

Happy National Volunteer Week! Volunteers are the backbone to many projects and this has definitely been the case for the Okaloosa S.C.I.E.N.C.E. Project. Their dedication and commitment provides valuable information...

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2016 Highlights from Okaloosa SCIENCE
Posted by SCBI Staff on February 16, 2017

By Sally Bowers

This past season our Okaloosa SCIENCE volunteers have been hard at work deploying and retrieving cameras in the Florida panhandle! For those of you who do not know, the Okaloosa SCIENCE project began in 2014 as a way to...

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Black Panthers: Cats of Mistaken Identity
Posted by Stephanie Schuttler on January 8, 2017

One of the biggest misconceptions about North Carolina wildlife is the existence of cougars, or black panthers, in our state. The cougar is a big cat known by many names including panther, mountain lion, puma and up to 80 more, but these are all...

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Armored Advance
Posted by Arielle Parsons on December 15, 2016

There are twenty armadillo species in the world and all live exclusively in Latin America, except one. The nine-banded armadillo has been slowly but steadily making its way north from Central and South America.  In fact, it has recently made it...

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