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Art in The Garden


September 7, 2019

The article was written by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Horticulture Extension Agent: Lorna Bravo Come and learn about the importance of having a Florida-Friendly butterfly garden in your backyard. Learn the vital role our local pollinators ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Beehouses, Butterflies, Florida Friendly Landscapes, Rain Barrels, Water Conservation

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

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

Tunicates (aka Sea Squirts)


May 12, 2014

Holly Abeels, Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent Tunicates are found throughout the Indian River Lagoon growing attached to mangrove roots, pilings, oyster reefs, and any hard substance they can find every spring and into the summer. They ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Brevard County, Environment, Florida Sea Grant, Indian River Lagoon, Oceans, Sea Squirt, Tunicates, Water

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