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Rare Everglade snail kite nests found in Florida's Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, conservationists said. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service said they are the first snail kite nests found in the area in a decade, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported Monday.
By Khari Johnson, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 14--DELRAY BEACH -- U.S. Fish & Wildlife biologists have found nests and recently hatched birds of the endangered Everglade snail kite in a small wetland in the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge.
The state of Florida and the nation's biggest sugar grower Tuesday unveiled the details of what would become the largest environmental acquisition in state history, a $1.7 billion buyout of 187,000 acres of farmland.
The Old World Climbing Fern (Lygodium microphyllum), is a climbing fern originating in tropical Africa, South East Asia, Melanesia and Australia. It is an invasive weed in the US States of Florida and Alabama where it invades open forest and wetland areas. It is also commonly known as the Small Leaf Climbing Fern, climbing Maidenhair, Snake Fern and Gribbly Wib after the Old English.
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