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Master Gardener Volunteer (10) Year Service Awards

Congratulations Master Gardeners. Despite the Covid19 limitations, Taylor County Master Gardeners documented over 1,000 hours in 2021. This does not include the many hours not recorded that are just “good-doers” (quoted from the Oz). In… Read More

Derelict Crab Trap Cleanups Continue in 2022

unloading crab traps from boat

by Jamie Hammond and Savanna Barry On Wednesday, January 5th, 2022, partners worked together to remove 52 derelict blue crab traps from the Steinhatchee estuary. They removed a total of 1,120 pounds of debris, continuing… Read More

GI-GMP Could Save the State Millions and Boost Local Economy

Green Industry Best Management Practices Certifications: Could Potentially Save the State Millions of Dollars and Boost Local Counties Economy Part of a comprehensive program under the University of Florida’s, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program is the Green… Read More

Celebrating Florida Master Naturalist program in Taylor County

The 20th Anniversary celebration of UF/IFAS Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) marks an exciting milestone in the history of a program that has been copied throughout the nation. The 20th Anniversary Festival is a time… Read More

Ready for Scallop Season? Take Your Marks, Get Set, GO!!!

Taylor Co Scallop Season Infographic Final banner

What are scallops?  Scallops are bivalve mollusks that live in shallow waters close to shore along Florida’s Gulf Coast, from Pensacola to the Florida Keys, and have a characteristic 40 blue eyes along the shell… Read More

Where is the Seagrass?

Where is the Seagrass? The Extension Office has received several calls from boaters with a concern about the changes in large seagrass areas that seem to be “gone”, showing only sandy patches where it used… Read More