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EDRR Invasive Species – Eurasian Milfoil

EDRR Invasive Species Eurasian Milfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) Define Invasive Species: must have all of the following – Is non-native to the area, in our case northwest Florida Introduced by humans, whether intentional or accidental Causing either an environmental… Read More

Living Shorelines for Marine Contractors – Virtual Course this Month!!

  A growing demand for living shorelines Living shorelines are softer, greener alternatives to stabilize shorelines from erosion, sea level rise, and other damage. They protect, restore, or enhance natural shoreline habitat and maintain coastal processes through the… Read More

Virtual Water Ambassador Webinar Series is Back!

The Water Ambassador lunch and learn webinar series is back for 2021! Join UF/IFAS Extension for the Virtual Water Ambassador lunch and learn webinar series. The Water Ambassador Program is an educational partnership between Martin County and UF/IFAS… Read More

Top five eco-friendly resolutions for 2021 just for Southeast Florida

SOUTHEAST FL. – [inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””]What will your resolution be for 2021?  If you live in Southeast Florida, there are plenty of eco-friendly opportunities to explore.[/inlinetweet] In 2020, we learned to transform our backyards and balconies into edible gardens year-round. We adapted to work-at-home solutions. Educators became students of online learning to build engaging… Read More

Youth Science Lessons – Marine Biology & Conservation – Lesson 3 Conservation of Resources

The terms conservation and preservation are used interchangeably, but they actually mean different things.  With preservation your goal is to keep the resource in a pristine state – as if humans were not in the picture.  This would… Read More