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Category: Natural Resources

Resources for Storm Recovery

Tropical Storm Eta added to the heavy rainfall our area has experienced recently, worsening flooding and causing some wind damage in many parts of Martin County.  Nursery and vegetable growers are facing potential losses of their crops and… Read More

Nature Knowledge Webinar

Nature Knowledge is a new speaker series developed to share knowledge on current issues affecting nature in Florida. Dr. Shelly Johnson, State Specialized Agent in Natural Resources with UF/IFAS Extension, hosts an expert each month to discuss an… Read More

Science for the Covid Era: Adaptability in environmental restoration, research, and life

Written by Ashley McDonald, Biological Scientist at UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station Aquatic plant restoration has been an imperative goal for the rehabilitation of a number of Florida’s lakes and springs, which have experienced ecological declines caused by… Read More

Water Wednesdays Recap – Florida Springs: Water Quality and Effects on Algal Blooms

Florida has the largest concentration of springs in the nation. Last Wednesday, Dr. Andrea Albertin, the Northwest District Water Resources Regional Specialized Agent discussed Florida’s springs water quality and its effects on algal blooms. Springs are extremely important… Read More

Mr. Shepard “Shep” Eubanks, We will miss you……

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Florida Project Learning Tree Recognizes 2020 Award Recipients

Each year, Florida Project Learning Tree (PLT) recognizes facilitators, educators, and partners who have made exceptional contributions, dedicating their time, energy, and ideas to the program. 2020 awardees include Dawn Perez, Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County… Read More

Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer Scholarship Program

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County CED Lorna Bravo UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer program launches the first Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer Scholarship program! Applications are available for the 2021 UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master… Read More