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Category: Conservation

Dandelion – Wild Weeds

Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month Dandelion Pyrrhopappus carolinianus This Florida native is a common plant found in natural areas, yards, cultivated gardens…pretty much everywhere! The dandelion is the only food source for a… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

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

Meatless Monday Can’t Change The World

Thought about sticking to Meatless Monday to reduce your carbon foot print? Let’s discuss why there are better options for you to reduce your impact on climate change! How much meat are we eating? According… Read More

Cattle DO Cause Climate Change

Cattle Do Cause Climate Change But not in the way you might think…. Let’s talk about US Beef production and its impact on our environment, our world, and our future. During their entire life cycle… Read More

Ranching: It’s Not Just about the Beef

Cattle ranching has been a pillar in the American community since its founding, but ranching isn’t just about the beef. Nearly 620,000 ranching operations occupy 337 million acres in the US Cattle pastures account for… Read More

Tree Farm Tour & Awards Ceremony: South Prong Plantation

Congratulations to Doug and Teresa Moore for their outstanding forest stewardship and being selected as Florida’s Outstanding Tree Farmers of 2018. Located at the headwaters of the St. Mary’s River in Baker County, South Prong Plantation encompasses over 2,400 acres… Read More

Florida Forest Stewardship Tours: South Prong Plantation, Baker County

South Prong Plantation is located at the headwaters of the South Prong of the St. Mary’s River in Baker County.  Doug Moore, South Prong owner and manager, purchased this timberland in 2002 because it was… Read More