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Tag: Environmental Education

Gulf States Horticulture Expo 2022

UF IFAS Extension Okaloosa County

Here in Northwest Florida, finding horticultural supplies and plant material that is available locally is a challenge. Due to our location, looking to the neighboring states is very practical. The Gulf States Horticultural Expo (GSHE)… Read More

Sea Turtles of the Panhandle: 2016 Nesting Numbers and Notes

There are five species of sea turtles that nest from May through October on Florida beaches. The loggerhead, the green turtle and the leatherback all nest regularly in the Panhandle, with the loggerhead being the… Read More

Oil Spill Science: Five years later, what have we learned?

The Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill occurred about 50 miles offshore of Louisiana in April 2010. Approximately 172 million gallons of oil entered the Gulf of Mexico. Five years after the incident, locals and tourists… Read More