Gopher tortoises are a threatened species. They are a “Keystone” species because they dig burrows in the sandy soil that provide homes for many other animals.
Our January Newsletter includes lots of important dates and information. Download PDF: http://hundredacrehollows.andreafiles.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/01/hah-newsletter-Jan-2018.pdf Download in Microsoft Word: http://hundredacrehollows.andreafiles.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/01/hah-newsletter-Jan-2018.docx
Our October Newsletter includes lots of important dates and information.
Slash Pine trees are growing in the two northern basins where the elevation is 31 feet above sea level. They are longleaf pines that don’t like being wet. This land […]
The Space Coast Eco Geeks deserve special thanks. They are four Brevard County biology teachers from West Shore, Edgewood, Bayside, and Cocoa High schools who have offered invaluable assistance to this project by studying and photographing the gopher tortoises and other wildlife on-site as part of their Eco Classroom project.
The Viera Voice reported on our April 9th Open House. Check out the full article on their Website VieraVoice.com. Thanks for the great article!
This morning, the Space Coast Science Education Alliance (SCSEA) met for the monthly meeting at the Springs of Suntree clubhouse. Afterwards, people were invited to go see Hundred Acre Hollows.
It’s a beautiful evening in Hundred Acre Hollows. Angela changed the camera traps to different gopher tortoise burrows. Sadly, somebody took the memory card from one of the cameras, so all those photos are gone.
The Hollows are dry, but this cactus seems happy. One day of rain last week was not enough to lower our fire danger. The Fire danger Index (FDI) for Brevard County remains “Very High.”
Opossum or “possums” are often thought of as a nuisance animal. However, they eat lots of ticks, beetles, and cockroaches.