What are pioneer snook? Common snook (Centropomus undecimalis) are a highly sought-after sport fish found in tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean. Lately, anglers are catching many more snook in the Nature… Read More
Category: Community Volunteers
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s climate supports the growth of all varieties of plants, from native to exotic species. But University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences experts have long worked to educate the public on identifying… Read More
We are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural class of the Nature Coast Champion award! The Nature Coast Champion is a new award program initiated by the UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station. The awards recognize people… Read More
UF/IFAS Extension Baker County is once again offering the Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course. WHO ARE THE MASTER GARDENERS? Master Gardeners are volunteer educators of the horticultural arts and sciences. With training from UF/IFAS Extension, Master Gardeners are active in their communities,… Read More
The UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Master Gardener Volunteers will hold their 2019 Spring Plant Sale 8 to 11 a.m. this Saturday, May 18 at the Extension Annex located at 127 NW Hollywood Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach. Many… Read More
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mementos, including a collection of alligator figurines, cover nearly every wall and surface in the University of Florida office of Muthusami Kumaran. Those figurines are a nod to the university community he’s called home for… Read More
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County volunteers joined others from the Human Services, Keep Sarasota County Beautiful, Libraries and Historical Resources and Parks departments on April 10 to celebrate National Volunteer Month. Twelve volunteers represented Extension at the 5th Annual… Read More
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County recognized its volunteers at the annual volunteer appreciation party held at Selby Public Library. Over 70 of the 240 Extension volunteers attended the brunch and represented the 4-H, Community Garden, Energy Upgrade, Natural Resources,… Read More
INCORPORATING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY INTO THE MASTER GARDENER TRAINING PROGRAM G. Murza and E. Pabon, UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL. & J. Anderson and A. Vu, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Orlando, FL.
Situation: The Master Gardener Program (MG) is a volunteer organization comprised of individuals who have an interest in gardening and preserving natural resources. To become a MG volunteer in Osceola and Orange Counties, participants are required to attend… Read More
This week in the Plant Clinic, Master Gardener Volunteer Jan Mangos answers a question about School Gardens. You can read more articles by Jan [here].