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  • A tiny snail held in front of a vast marsh.
    Apple snail. Photo by John Brandauer, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

    Students help restore Everglades

    May 3, 2017 | 2 minute read

    The Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge and Florida Atlantic University‚Äôs Pine Jog Environmental Education Center entered an Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership (UWRP) and were selected as recipients of a 2016 Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program grant. The grant, Apple Snail Adoption Program: Teaching Youth about the Effect of Invasives on Natural Ecosystems, will involve at least 500 students in Palm Beach County in propagating and restoring native Florida apple snail populations and removing invasive exotic snails at both the refuge and Grassy Waters Everglades Preserve.  Learn more...

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