View the latest issue of the eJournal
The Winter 2017 issue of the eJournal, Tall Timbers’ digital, biannual magazine has been published. In this issue of the eJournal read about a bird dogs envy, fly fishing in the Red Hills Region, old-growth longleaf forests, the primeval beech-magnolia forest, the marble salamander, and more.
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WFSU Local Routes EcoAdventure features Dr. Bruce Means
Watch Dr. Bruce Means in the Apalachicola National Forest talk about the eastern diamondback rattlesnake and it’s importance in the longleaf ecosystem. Bruce is considered a leading expert on this misunderstood species, and has written the definitive book on the rattler, called Diamonds in the Rough. Bruce Means has studied the eastern diamondback for over forty years, and has worked in the longleaf ecosystem for over fifty. The video segment was created by WFSU media producer Rob Diaz de Villegas. To view click here.
This book is the monograph of the eastern diamondback rattlesnake. Its publication is the result of over 40 years of long-term, in-depth study of the world’s largest rattlesnake. Author Bruce Means writes, “The limited biological knowledge available for this species is all the more amazing when one considers the economic impact of this snake. Because of its large size and highly toxic venom, it is arguably the most dangerous venomous snake in the U.S. and Canada, accounting for more human mortality than any other species….” More about the book & to order, click here.