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Category: Natural Resources

Longleaf Pine Program for Landowners

Longleaf Pine

FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR LONGLEAF PINE PROGRAM FOR LANDOWNERS Apply by July 13, 2018 The Florida Forest Service’s Longleaf Pine Landowner Incentive Program is now accepting applications from eligible, non-industrial private forest landowners. The application period… Read More

Quick Tips About Planning A Satisfying Final Goodbye

When the intention for preplanning is to offset stress, guilt, and sorrow, the process of planning a final goodbye can be a satisfying experience. Given that the cost for conventional funerals today is between $8,000 and $12,000, preplanning… Read More

Cogongrass – Pernicious Pasture Weed

cogongrass

Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) is a noxious invasive weed that disrupts ecosystems, decreases property values, and creates increased risk for fires. It originated from Southeast Asia and infests nearly 500 million acres worldwide. It was brought to Florida and… Read More

How to Water Your Lawn and Save Water for the Fishes

Did you know that about 60% of home water usage is used to water landscapes? That is, 60% of our fresh drinking water is used to grow one of the world’s largest inedible crops! So how can you… Read More

Water Conservation in Your Landscape

Water is one of our most valued resources in Florida and across the world. Both water quality and quantity are affected by landscape irrigation, fertilization, and pest management practices. Despite having seemingly extensive water resources and high rainfall,… Read More