Florida Black Bear visiting an easy food source. Photo by Jennifer Bearden Florida Black Bear are the largest land mammals in the state of Florida. At birth they are smaller than a soda can but… Read More
The Choctawhatchee Beach Mouse is one of four Florida Panhandle subspecies classified as endangered or threatened. Beach mice provide important ecological roles promoting the health of our coastal dunes and beaches. Photo provided by Jeff… Read More
15.00 Even though adapted to weather extremes, these migratory American goldfinches (Spinus tristis) appreciated the food and cover provided in this backyard. Photo by Judy Ludlow North Florida experienced a weather delight (or distress depending… Read More
UF/IFAS Leon County Extension is Among First Three Commercial “Zero Net Energy” Buildings in Florida!
The old adage, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” does not always apply. During a recent national webinar, research staff at the New Buildings Institute (NBI) headquartered in Vancouver, Washington profiled the University… Read More
Author Sheila Dunning removes tree from nursery pot and prepares for planting.Photo courtesy of UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Extension The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is Arbor… Read More
This fall remains mild despite a couple of recent frosty mornings. Lone Star Ticks carry Southern Tick Associated Rash Illness. Photo Courtesy of UF/IFAS Communications With mild temperatures comes ticks. Ticks carry and transmit several diseases. Brown… Read More
This tiny sinkhole appeared in my yard during the heavy March rains. Although only 3 feet wide, it was 5 feet deep. My dog looks both curious and jealous that it wasn’t one of the… Read More