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Category: Water

Florida Gateway Fair Coloring Contest

2021 Florida Gateway Fair Coloring Contest


October 4, 2021

The Ichetucknee Partnership has partnered with UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County this year to develop some fun pages for this year's Florida Gateway Fair's Annual Coloring Contest. The Florida Gateway Fair Coloring Contest will feature our local ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Conservation, Curriculum, Events, Livestock, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Clubs, 4-H Virtual, 4-H Youth Development, 4-Hers, Bellamy Beaver, Club Meetings, Clubs, Life Skills, STEM, Youth Development

Mindfully Gardening


June 18, 2020

Its about being all around healthy I know you've learned about exercising your body and I'm certain you've thought about how that translates to the garden. Now, what about your mind? Yes, your mind needs attention just as much as your physical ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Youth Development, Experience, Gardening, Mindful, Mindfulness, Senses, Stress Reduction, Victory2020 Garden, Youth

We’re Still Here for You!


May 15, 2020

A lot of people tend to wonder that if the rest of the world is shut down while COVID-19 is coming through our areas, what is it that Extension is doing? We are educators and we are a huge support to the agriculture industry. And we fall ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Available Classes, Available Programming, Consultations, Covid-19, Covid19, Outreach, Reporting, Social Media

Using Zoom in our New Digital World


May 15, 2020

Most Extension Professionals across the nation have been using Zoom for years now. But even we had to learn new things during this pandemic. There are a few basics that you need to know when it comes to using Zoom for our meetings. Creating ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Welcome, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Covid19, How To, Meetings, Virtual Meetings, Zoom

Garden with Us! Introducing the Victory2020 Garden Program with UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County


March 23, 2020

History of Victory Gardens Victory gardens or “war gardens” were popular during WWI and WWII. They were promoted by the government to help provide fresh produce to individuals at home and help supplement food rationing. It also provided ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Gardening, Vegetables, Victory Garden, Victory2020 Garden

Rain gardens help manage stormwater runoff


February 28, 2018

People often don't understand the purpose of a ‘rain garden’. Consequently, they may confuse it with a water garden or a bog garden. In reality, a rain garden is neither. It is, however, an important part of Florida-friendly Landscaping ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Horticulture, Rain Garden, Stormwater Management

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