Category: Conservation

UF Extension fights for wildlife during National Clean Beaches Week

By Rebecca Burton GAINESVILLE, Fla. — While Florida is known for its pristine beaches, endangered species still rely on residents and visitors to keep their habitat clean. In celebration of National Clean Beaches Week (July 1-7), University of… Read More

Benefits of Using a Cover Crop & How to Choose One

Cover crops are utilized in the agriculture industry and smaller gardens to control weed growth when a patch of land is not in use. This practice is usually performed during the off-season. (In Florida this is commonly the… Read More

Wildlife Wednesday Webinars: June – November 2017

The natural resources programs from UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas and Polk Counties are pleased to announce that the Wildlife Wednesday Webinar series for 2017 will take place on Wednesdays June – November, 2017. The webinars are from 12:15 PM –… Read More

World Oceans Day Event

  Each year, June 8th is designated as World Oceans Day. The overall theme for this year is “Our Oceans, Our Future.” This year’s conservation action focus is “encouraging solutions to plastic pollution and preventing marine litter for… Read More