Tag: environment

Recognizing Florida’s Venomous Snakes

Florida provides many opportunities to enjoy nature. Those who like hiking, camping or swimming may have been acquainted with the many species of snakes native to the state—46 to be exact. While this number may scare some people, only… Read More

Fall Allergies

Allergies are often associated with the spring, but they are just as prevalent in the fall. In fact, during this season, plants, molds and dust mites produce allergens known as seasonal allergic rhinitis or hay fever.

Another Earth Day – It’s Your Turn to Make a Difference

  Ramona Madhosingh-Hector, Urban Sustainability Agent, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County Earth Day, first celebrated on April 22 in 1970, provides an opportunity for concerned citizens to commit to environmental protection and recognize that poor environmental choices affect public… Read More