Throwback Thursday: Hurricanes & Hammocks

Hammocks & all habitats in Florida are hurricane-adapted. The plants at Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area (ORCA) weathered Hurricane Matthew in 2016 with little damage, save the loss of leaves & small limbs on live oaks (Quercus virginiana), the time-tested hurricane…

Throwback Thursday: Aftermath of the Sister Storms

Hurricanes like fire are defining part of the natural history of Florida's ecosystems. Today, June 1, 2017, marks the beginning of the annual Hurricane Season. The sister storms of 2004 dramatically altered the constitution of the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area.…