Dylann Turffs, a naturalist at the Biscayne Nature Center, traces the legacy of Marjory Stoneman Douglas to forge a connection between people and the natural world.
Earlier this year, we launched Dispatches from a Sinking State, a series of first-hand accounts of the environmental changes Florida women are witnessing in their regions. But for these essays to be an accurate reflection of the struggles that coincide with climate change, they must represent a broad variety of voices. That’s where you come in.
The pine flatwoods that once dominated Florida are now rarely found outside of pockets of conservation land. Neither are the dry prairies, swamps or scrub that mark the natural character of our state.Christine Swanson, a Ph.D. student at the University of Florida, takes us on a journey through fragile Florida, documenting landscapes, flora and fauna that are threatened by climate change.