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… 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… 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… 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… Read More
The term 4-H is synonymous with pigs and cows and state fairs. However, today 4-H is so much more than its agricultural roots. 4-H Special Interest, or SPIN, Clubs off students an opportunity to experience the fun,… Read More
UF/IFAS Extension invites kids 18 and under to participate in the Earth Day Mail Art Competition! Pick up your colored pencils, paintbrush, and scissors and get creative! This year’s theme is #PlasticFreeLifestyle – there… Read More
In case you’ve missed it, I’ve been blogging about commonly confused tree species (and, well…commonly confuses species in general). Today’s comparison focuses on how to tell apart red maple (Acer rubrum) from sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua)…. Read More