Mary Campbell, Extension Director and Urban Sustainability Agent Is there such a thing as too much information? In the area of climate change, many would say “yes”. There is an abundance of information on climate variability from many… Read More
Category: Natural Resources
Lara Miller, Natural Resource Agent Michael Barr, Brooker Creek Preserve Intern For many people the scorching hot days of late July in Florida means beach getaways, barbequing, and watching baseball. Along with these fun summer activities, it is… Read More
Click here for high resolution image. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida’s School of Forest Resources and Conservation received a $50,000 donation Wednesday from the Florida Farm Bureau to help rebuild a learning center… Read More
Lara Miller Natural Resource Agent Money can grow on trees! The ability to compare the value of natural lands to developed lands was historically difficult until the concept of “environmental services” was developed. Environmental services include things such… Read More
For more information about a recent experiment that points to neonicotinoids as a possible source of this decline see this article You can also find this and other interesting information on the pest alert website.
This week’s blog was written by guest blogger Lara Miller. Lara Miller is the Pinellas County Natural Resources Extension Agent. Tired of planting trees, shrubs, vines and flowers only to find them damaged by deer just days later? Pinellas… Read More
Photo by Larry Harter Lara Miller Natural Resource Agent Many Pinellas County parks and preserves post “DO NOT FEED” the alligator signs around lakes and ponds. These educational signs teach the public about the dangers of feeding alligators… Read More
Earn up to 22 CEUs at this conference. It is held in Coral Springs, Florida (near Ft. Lauderdale). For more information or to register go to this link. April 9th is the deadline for registering.
This class is for anyone that works outside. Africanized honeybees can be extremely defensive of their nests and have been known to sting people, pets and other animals to death. Dr. Bill Kern, Associate Professor, Entomology, University of… Read More
Do you need to be added to the State’s bee removal list? Want to know how to deal effectively with Africanized bees? Safety concerns?Dr. William (Bill) Kern from the University of Florida, Ft. Lauderdale Research and Education Center… Read More