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Benefits of Conducting a BioBlitz


September 3, 2019

The article was written by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Horticulture Extension Agent: Lorna Bravo Every year, 100 citizens will engage in citizen science for biodiversity, by enrolling in BioBlitzes in South Florida. Every year, 25 UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: BioBlitz, BioBlitz Benefits, Broward Parks, Citizen Science, Conservation, Ecology, Inaturalist, Landscape Ecology, Natural Conservations, Parks, Science, Urban Area, Urban Forest, Urban Horticulture

Florida-Friendly Landscaping: Adopting Water-Conservation Practices with Rain Barrels


July 1, 2019

The article was written by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Horticulture Extension Agent: Lorna Bravo South Florida receives an average of 62 inches of rainfall per year. Most of this water washes off green lawns and pavements carrying fertilizers ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water
Tags: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscape, Rainbarrels, Stormwater Management, Water, Water Conservation, Water Quality

Florida Friendly Landscaping: How to Save Water through “Smart” Irrigation systems


June 26, 2019

Article written by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Horticulture Extension Agent: Lorna Bravo Water quality and quantity are essential topics that are in everyone's mind. Florida's current population of more than 21 million and 1,000 people ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Water
Tags: Florida Friendly Landscapes, Gallons Of Water, Smart Irrigation Systems, Water Conservation, Water Quality

Frogs: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly


September 25, 2017

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Cane Toad, Cuban Frog, Frog Facts, Invasive, Invasive Frogs, Invasive Species, Toad, Tree Frog

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