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Florida Scrub Jay our state bird and find out more about
birds in our world including the threatened Florida Scrub
Resources to Support Our Project
The Scrub Jay | Resources
Endangered Creatures | The
Find out about the Florida Scrub Jay
Page of Florida Game and
Good brief descriptions of bird characteristics,
range/habitat, food, nesting, family life and personality,
legal protection and things being done to track birds.
Where do Scrub Jays
An interactive map of areas in Florida where scrubs live.
Click on an area and find out more about it.
A page of facts about the Florida scrub jay from the Kennedy
in the Scrub
Vegetation in a scrub region. Photos and information here
are about vegetation at Kennedy Space Center.
Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered
Scrub Jay Page from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Endangered Species Pages includes a recovery plan summary,
link to wildlife refuge at Kennedy Space Center, and a link
to a photo from the Photo Gallery of Southeastern Birds.
Florida Native Plant Society
pages include a list of the
plants which can be found in the scrub and an article about
habitat as well as other
habitats in Florida.
provides links to articles and presentations about the
animals, plants and endangered plants of this disappearing
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Information from the University of South Florida about the
Florida scrub, its habitat and protection
The Mockingbird - the current Florida
Mockingbird information from GeoZoo. Use the information
here to begin to compare and contrast the mockingbird and
the scrub jay.
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The Florida State Bird - Mockingbird page. Includes photo,
information and a link to hear the bird's song.
Learn About Endangered and Threatened
American Museum of Natural History presents Why Are Animals
Endangered ? View reasons for endangerment and some of the
animals on the endangered list.
Are Animals Endangered?
Learn some of the things that create problems for different
Slide Show encourages viewers by stressing that "Endangered
means there is still time". Slide graphics will help
students benefit from seeing endangered species in their
natural surroundings, the causes of their problems, and
efforts to protect species in danger. Designers of the site
suggest the program is best suited for educators and
students in grades 4-12. Quiz questions and answers are
Education Link (EELink)
Facts about Birds and information about the conditions which
may adversely affect bird populations.
Lists endangered and threatened wildlife and plants by major
group, region of the U.S. and Foreign species. Includes
From EELink comes a a curriculum plan which investigates
environmental issues relevant to the Great Lakes region.
Includes teacher preparation materials about birds which may
be useful to all areas.
Endangered and extinct species are listed Internationally
and in the United States by region, group or species.
Sheets on Endangered
Fact Sheets on Endangered species from US Fish and Wildlife
Service, National Wildlife Refuge System, National Marine
Fisheries Service, SeaWorld/Bush Gardens, World WIldlife
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Home page of Endangered Species, U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service. Includes kids corner, photo gallery, slide show,
Print out a petition
for collecting student and
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to Audubon online
to other resources
to other organizations to
How to find your Lawmakers in any state. You can locate both
state and federal representatives. Helps you find the
correct name and provides help to compose email through your
browser. Site includes links to protocol and tips for
contacting legislators as well.
National WIldlife Federation Guide for the Florida
This page permits you to search for legislators in the House
and Senate by name, district, and party. It is also possible
to search by county. Selecting the county search will
provide maps of counties displaying district maps for both
chambers. Instructions for county searching are
Your Voice Heard
Tips for effectively communicating your ideas to
Guide to the Legislative
An Introduction to the Legislative Process. A link to
which shows a flow chart about "How An Idea Becomes a Law"
in the Florida legislative process.
Tools and information on taking action in your community to
make a difference and help protect the environment. Includes
link to locate federal and state lawmakers, how to lobby
your lawmaker, arrange a town meeting, tips for writing a
grassroots message, how to write a letter to your lawmaker,
how to organize your community and use the newspapers to
help your efforts.
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Technology Specialist, Moton