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Category: Natural Resources

Attracting backyard butterflies, bees, and birds

Celebrate National Pollinator Week- June 17-23, 2019 and plant a paradise for pollinators in your yard! Florida crops like watermelon, cucumber, blueberry, and strawberry depend on pollinating insects for abundant, high quality fruit. Many wild plants that provide… Read More

UF Hosts International Forest Health Expert

By Kim Scotto GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The world is more interconnected than ever. Globalization allows for vast economic growth and development. However, there can be unintended consequences – the introduction of potentially threatening non-native species into new ecosystems…. Read More

It is Out of Sight But Not Out of Mind

Understanding onsite wastewater treatment systems Many people choose to live in the country because they cherish the peace and quiet, the wide open spaces, and the beauty of nature. Today, however, I am going to talk about something… Read More