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Sea of 4-H Green at the Florida State Capitol

4-H hall of fame medals

Last year, 520 youth and 170 adults from 34 Florida counties told the 4-H story filling the state capitol with 4-H advocates. Youth educated their representatives, senators, and legislative aides on how 4-H has made an impact in… Read More

Storm Damaged Landscapes

Partly uprooted, leaning oak tree in landscape following Hurricane Ivan

Hurricane damaged plants should be cared for as soon as possible. Partially uprooted small trees and shrubs should be securely staked in their original positions. Until plants are reset, protect exposed roots and prevent drying. Soil, moist burlap… Read More

Wavyleaf Basketgrass Confirmed in Okaloosa County

Wavyleaf basketgrass

We have confirmed a new invasive plant in Okaloosa County.  Wavyleaf Basketgrass was first found in Maryland in 1996 and quickly spread into Virginia and Pennsylvania.  This invasive is very shade tolerant.  It originates from Southern Europe and… Read More