We’re highlighting all things Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) in 2021 as the program marks its 20th anniversary. To learn more about FMNP, view the first blog post here.
By Holly Abeels & Katherine Clements
Are you a ... READ MORE
Growing up along a creek that snaked its way through my hometown in the Mississippi Delta, I knew more than most people my age about alligatorweed, the invasive water-impeding amaranth weed species clogging waterways across the Southeastern ... READ MORE
One does not have to travel great distances to find traces of wildlife. They can be found in your own back yard! Once they're found, that memory can be kept forever by casting it in Plaster of Paris for a few pennies using readily available ... READ MORE
There are two species of reptiles that you might have heard about recently here in Florida: the gopher tortoise and the leatherback sea turtle. One species can be found on land while the other spends its entire life in the ocean. Let’s learn ... READ MORE
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 UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
The South Atlantic recreational red snapper mini-season opens this Friday July 12th for two consecutive weekends. This is a great opportunity both for recreational fishermen to bring home a red snapper for dinner (with a bag limit of 1 fish ... READ MORE
How do you react when you see a frog? Are you frightened and run away, fascinated and want to catch one, hungry and want to eat the legs, or disgusted and turn your head? Most frogs are quite important to the environment and to humans. However, ... READ MORE
In Florida 4-H Shooting Sports, we support five disciplines or areas of study to youth ages 8 to 18. Those include archery, rifle, shotgun, muzzleloading rifles, and hunting. The Hunting discipline utilizes all the shooting sports. In addition, ... READ MORE
You may know from reading my post in November 2018 that partners in the Indian River Lagoon are expanding the Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch citizen science program into Brevard and Indian River counties. The program takes advantage of the beach ... READ MORE
One of the key recommendations from the 2015 dietary guidelines is to include a variety of protein foods in your diet. Seafood is a healthy protein choice. It is a low calorie, high quality source of protein. It is low in saturated fats, low ... READ MORE