Jeff Cole

Santa Rosa County native involved in scallop sitter program

Santa Rosa County native involved in scallop sitter program

Jeff Cole grew up in Milton and remembers when scallops were plentiful in the area. That isn’t the case anymore. The scallop population is severely depleted in the Panhandle, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission … Read the full article in the July 12 issue of Navarre Press. Click here to subscribe for as […]

Least terns find innovative solution for nesting dilemma

Least terns find innovative solution for nesting dilemma

As development and visiting tourists make it harder to find flat, undisturbed sandy space along the Gulf of Mexico’s beaches, endangered least terns have come up with an interesting solution: rooftops. The birds are nesting on top of grocery stores, schools and shopping centers. It seems like a stretch from their normal homes, but when […]

Gulf Power helps energize regional trail idea

Gulf Power helps energize regional trail idea

Gulf Power is stepping up to help promote the outdoors. The Atlanta-based company, which serves more than 400,000 customers in Northwest Florida, sponsored a forum and two-day workshop that focused on the development of a regional trail that can be used for walking, hiking and biking. The trail would connect South Alabama to Blackwater State […]