Did you know around 11% of the household water is used to flush toilets in Florida? Last Water Wednesday was all about the toilets.
Category: Natural Resources
You may hear some myths that Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ means “you plant it and you forget it” or it looks wild and untamed. This is not the picture we want anyone to paint of a Florida-Friendly landscape.
While we are honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military this Memorial Day weekend, don’t forget that May is also the American Wetlands Month. What is American Wetlands Month? American Wetlands Month… Read More
For those of you that haven’t committed to staying in Florida for our steamy Florida summers with frequent rain and lots of bugs, your lawn and landscape will miss you. There are things you should do to prepare… Read More
Currently most of the world is focused on Covid-19, and rightly so. We’ve watched the spread of the virus from one country to another and see the destruction it is leaving behind with the loss of tens of… Read More
The Black-Bellied Whistling Ducks call is one of the most unique of the waterfowl. They are very vocal birds that tends to be found in large groups. The Black-Bellied Whistling Duck is a beautiful bird. It has a… Read More
Join us for our Wildlife and Invasive Species Educational (WISE) workshops! May 22 at 1:00 pm Dr. Marty Main will be presenting on the past, present and future of the Florida Master Naturalist program. The mission of the… Read More
Crapemyrtles are a beauty to behold in any landscape. They are popular landscape plants in Florida because of their ease of propagation, lengthy blooming period, ability to grow under a range of soil conditions, and are relatively inexpensive…. Read More
For homeowners who have an in-ground irrigation system, now is the perfect time to inspect for any problems. Warmer weather means that ornamental plants and turf will start actively growing again. To avoid any potential problems, inspect your… Read More
If you are out on a pontoon boat in Lake Panasoffkee, kayaking down the Withlacoochee river or walking around your neighborhood pond, you may have certainly encountered our Florida mudhen. Or most commonly referred to as the American coot (Fulica… Read More