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
Water pollution from stormwater runoff threatens Florida’s valuable water resources. Undeveloped land covered with grass, plants, and trees absorbs rainwater. As Florida continue to grow, more of this land is covered with hard impervious surfaces such as roads,… Read More
Some of you may already know we are starting a new series – Water Wednesday. Water Wednesday is a Facebook Live series provided by Agents and Specialists in UF/IFAS. Every Wednesday 2 pm ET, we will live stream… 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! August 21 at 1:00 pm – “Insects and Other Arthropods Found in Florida’s Natural Areas” – Discover all the fascinating insects and other bugs found in Florida’s… Read More
With a national shortage of toilet paper, people are purchasing “flushable” wipes instead. Are these “flushable” wipes flushable or not?