Tippets: Control and Spread of Didymo, First-Aid Kits, Florida Snook Recovery

July 21, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • Didymo, commonly called “rock snot,” can have devastating impacts on fish populations and stream ecosystems. However, recent research suggests its cause and spread may not be as well-understood as previously thought.
  • Whether you’re going on a multi-day backpacking trip or spending a short day on a mountain stream, carrying a first-aid kit in your pack can save your life and help others as well. Check out a recent article by Joe Jackson on what to include in your kit. Via Outside Online.
  • After a cold-snap in 2010 and over-harvest, snook populations have recovered in Everglades National Park, reports Sue Cocking in The Miami Herald.