This informative webinar entitled “Landscaping for Birds and Butterflies” was intended to support the Florida Master Gardener continuing education program. Participants will learn about some of the common vocabulary terms used by botanists and ecologists… Read More
Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local… Read More
UF/IFAS Extension has hand washing posters available for download: Proper Hand Washing for School Children (1.38MB PDF) Proper Hand Washing for Elders (1.22MB PDF) Proper Hand Washing for Caregivers (1.38MB PDF) Proper Hand Washing for… Read More
Learn about efforts to manage invasive Brazilian peppertree using biological control agents.
A UF/IFAS publication is available showcasing biological control success stories in Florida. UF/IFAS Research and Extension specialists are addressing the invasive plant and insect problem in Florida. These experts develop integrated pest management techniques that… Read More
Click on the image below to download your free copy of the Brazilian peppertree integrated management guide for 2019.
The UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center, the UF/IFAS Extension St Lucie County and partner agencies are hosting a series of field demonstration days throughout central and south Florida focusing on Brazilian peppertree biological… Read More
What is it like to live just above minimum wage? The ALICE know. ALICE refers to persons who are Asset Limited, Income Constrained, yet Employed. Others have referred to them as the working poor. The… Read More
Post Hurricane Landscape Tips We were fortunate to escape the wraths of Hurricane “Dorian” recently but here in St. Lucie County we still got a lot of wind and some heavy down pours too. We… Read More
We are now in the active hurricane season, with Tropical Storm Dorian heading towards Puerto Rico, and possibly powering up to threaten the Southeastern United States as a major hurricane. Whether you stockpiled early –… Read More