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Andra Johnson

A key to saving our planet is right under our feet


April 25, 2022

Every day over 900 people move to Florida. Last December, my wife, my son, and I became three of those people. Like most new residents, we were drawn to Florida’s natural beauty, and we’ve also spent a lot of time driving through neighborhoods, ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS
Tags: Andra Johnson, Center For Land Use Efficiency, Earth Day, Urban Landscape Summit

Volunteers are the Heart and Soul of UF/IFAS Extension


April 18, 2022

April 17-24 is National Volunteer Week. What a great opportunity to celebrate the people who lend their time, effort and talents to make a difference in their community! In UF/IFAS Extension, we would be lost without our volunteers. They act ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Volunteer/Training
Tags: Florida 4-H, Florida Master Money Mentor, Master Gardener Volunteer

Climbing Ferns and Falling Iguanas: Invasive Species in Florida


February 28, 2022

February 28 - March 4 is National Invasive Species Awareness Week, and UF/IFAS Extension agents throughout Florida have been raising awareness about invasive species and how we can limit their impact on our state’s economy, our natural ecosystems ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, NISAW

Soup – the Ultimate Communal Comfort Food


February 3, 2022

Friday, February 4 is National Homemade Soup Day. UF/IFAS Extension is celebrating by using social media to share recipes, cooking tips and information about soup nutrition, locally sourced meats and produce, and safe food preparation. With ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: #NationalSoupDay, Florida Meat And Produce, Food, Food Is Our Middle Name, Soup, Special Topics

Volunteering—Answering Life’s Most Persistent and Urgent Question


January 10, 2022

On January 17, we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As a federal holiday, many of us will enjoy this Monday off from work. It makes for a nice long weekend, a short breather as we return from the holidays and prepare ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, NATURAL RESOURCES, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Andra Johnson, Day Of Service, Martin Luther King Jr., Volunteering

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