Category: Natural Resources

Agricultural Worker Safety Training Day

On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 the University of Florida will host the Agricultural Worker Safety Training Day at the St. Lucie Fairgrounds. With seminars from 8:00am through noon followed by a catered lunch with the immensely popular Tractor… Read More

2018 Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch Summary

Dedicated volunteers drive the program Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch (FHCW) is a citizen science program that is quickly becoming established along Florida’s coast. The fall 2018 sampling season (Sept-Oct 2018) was the 6th round of horseshoe crab nesting… Read More

Christmas is over – What should I do with my real tree?

By: Greg Barton, Marion County Forester, Florida Forest Service The presents have been opened, the cookies eaten, the parties attended, the eggnog is gone, and the in-laws have headed back home.  Sooner or later the decorations will have… Read More