Have you ever heard someone say that a dead tree supports more life than live wood? Well, it’s true! In fact, Jogeir N. Stokland, Juha Siitonen and Bengt Gunnar Jonsson wrote a whole book about it called “Biodiversity… Read More
As promised in my “The Little Oaks Part I”, here we will explore two more species of shrubby oaks; these are little, I’m talking, like three feet max. The two species we will examine today are running oak… Read More
There are 26 species of oaks vouchered in Florida, 10 of which have been found in Pinellas County. While oaks are often known for being these massive trees, did you know we have four species of scrubby/shrubby oaks… Read More
In the last blog, we learned about nutrition, but do you know anything about the bodily system that takes the nutrients and turns it into fuel for your body?
Food is an integral part of who we are and impacts our lives, therefore eating nutritious and healthy food is essential.
Many of us have heard the term “carbon footprint” when talking about climate change and resource use. But what about other resources like water or energy? The concept is the same! All of the water you use in… Read More
Join UF IFAS Extension Pinellas and Polk Counties to celebrate wildlife on Wednesdays this summer! The 2019 series takes place on the first Wednesday of the month, June – September, 2019. The webinars are from 12:15 PM – 1PM… Read More
The Chester Ochs 4-H Educational Center will open it’s first inter-generational garden in Fall of 2019. The Ochs Community Garden will be open to any Pinellas County Resident interested in gardening.
As we Floridians know it is that time of year again, which means spending more money on keeping ourselves cool. Here are some cool summer savings tips on how to lower your utility bill and also stay comfortable:… Read More
Mangrove trees are very important to Florida’s coastal ecosystems. We have three species of mangrove trees in the state: red, black and white, but there are over 50 species worldwide! Mangrove habitats provide many benefits to us and… Read More