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After opening the aviary, researchers monitor the Florida grasshopper sparrows from 100 meters away. Photo by Amy Green
Environment

Critically Endangered Florida Grasshopper Sparrows Take First Steps, Flaps Into The Wild


Fewer than 80 Florida grasshopper sparrows remain on the Central Florida prairie. Now to boost their population researchers for the first time are releasing captive-bred sparrows in the wild. 90.7’s environmental reporter Amy Green joined Juan Oteyza and Becky Schneider of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission as they released some of the latest sparrows.
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Environment

Local and State Leaders planning to organize around climate change


For the first time, local leaders from across the region are joining in on an effort to plan for climate change. The East Central Florida Regional Resilience Collaborative is the third in the state and the nineteenth in the nation. WMFE’s environmental reporter Amy Green joined Matthew Peddie on Intersection to talk more about environmental efforts from all over the region.
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