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Nature Knowledge Webinar

Nature Knowledge is a new webinar program developed to share current knowledge about Florida nature. Dr. Shelly Johnson, State Specialized Agent in Natural Resources with UF/IFAS Extension, hosts an expert each month to discuss a current environmental topic relevant to Florida’s natural resources.

Upcoming webinars:

AUGUST 2020: On Thursday, August 20th from 3-4pm, Dr. Lisa Krimsky, UF/IFAS Extension & Florida Sea Grant, Water Resources Regional Specialized Agent, will join us to discuss Florida Red Tide. Florida’s red tides can appear throughout the year, though they usually peak late summer to early fall and can last from a few days to months. Join the program to learn more about red tide and what, if anything, we can do about it?  Register here!

SEPTEMBER 2020: Future webinars are in development; please check back often for updates! If there is a speaker or topic you’d like to learn more about, please contact us.

Past webinars:

JULY 2020: On Thursday, July 16th from 3-4pm, Dr. Emily Kraus, Biological Scientist IV at The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, discussed the role of biological pest control as a valuable tool in an integrated pest management program when implemented correctly.  If you missed it, or want to review, you can view the video online here!

JUNE 2020: On Thursday, June 18th, Tina McIntyre, UF/IFAS Extension Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL) Agent in Seminole County joined us to discuss how Florida-Friendly Landscaping conserves and protects our most precious natural resources.  If you missed it, or want to review, you can view the video online here!

MAY 2020:  On Thursday, May 21st, experts from the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology joined us to discuss the invasive giant Asian hornet (Amy Vu), types of native bees and potential threats (Dr. Rachel Mallinger), and invasive species management (Dr. James Cuda).  If you missed it, or want to review, you can view the video online here!

APRIL 2020:  On Thursday, April 9th, Dr. Lisa Krimsky, UF/IFAS Extension & Florida Sea Grant, Water Resources Regional Specialized Agent, joined us to discuss Cyanobacteria Blooms in Florida. If you missed it, or want to review, you can view the video online here!

Contact: Dr. Shelly Johnson, State Specialized Agent, Natural Resources, IFAS Extension, University of Florida, shelly.johnson@ufl.edu