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Vol. 4 | No. 2| February 2011   


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Rozzie DavisNaturalists’ Ball to honor Rosamond C. Davis

On Saturday, Feb. 19, Tall Timbers will honor former Trustee Rosamond (Rozzie) C. Davis at our annual Naturalists’ Ball, for her years of service as an advocate for conservation and land use planning. Since 1990, Rozzie has volunteered her time and talent to Tall Timbers...

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Upcoming drought a burning issue for quail?

By Dr. Bill Palmer, Game Bird Program Director

With a strong la Niña event in the Pacific Ocean we could potentially experience drought conditions this spring lasting possibly into the fall. At the same time, according to the Florida Division of Forestry (DOF), this fourth strongest event is be moderated for the panhandle region due to other climate patterns. Accordingly, DOF is preparing for a severe fire season in 2011 in central and south Florida, but with less of a threat (currently) for north Florida. The potential for drought conditions has implications for both burning, burn permitting, and quail management.

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Jim CoxTall Timbers Research Station scientist, Jim Cox, receives prestigious award

The Florida Chapter of The Wildlife Society has recognized Jim Cox for his “professional achievement and contributions to the conservation of Florida’s wildlife and natural resources” with the Herbert W. Kale, II Award.

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Tall Timbers continues to be your advocate for protection of the greater Red Hills region’s lands, traditions and values

By Lane Green, Executive Director

In most every issue of E-News or our other bulletins you will see something related to land use issues and advocacy for protecting traditional land uses, the right to use fire, land stewardship, hunters as conservationists, and wildlife management regulations. Over the past 20 years, we have been very politically and publicly active while still maintaining our standards of excellence in research, conservation and on-the-ground management information and products.

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