A moth perched upon a blade of grass. UF/IFAS file photo by Tyler Jones taken on 04-26-17.

Adventures with Moths

May 10, 2024

Looking for a fun and relaxing evening activity? Something that might be more fulfilling than collapsing on the couch? Why not try... mothing? What's mothing? Mothing is forging out into the natural world (i.e., your yard or your street) ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Recreation, Wildlife
Tags: Ask IFAS, Brittany M. Mason, Citizen Science, Corey T. Callaghan, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Joe Montes De Oca, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation Department
Johnson Beach at the Gulf Islands National Seashore near Pensacola, Florida, photographed for the Naturally Escarosa phone application. UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones.

Withstanding the Heat

March 27, 2024

Heat and humidity are such iconic aspects of Florida weather that they are sometimes easy to take for granted. They may become topics of conversation with friends and family if temperatures become unseasonably high, or if humidity makes a walk ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Recreation, Work & Life
Tags: Ask IFAS, Clyde Fraisse, Deaths, Department Of Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Heat, Safety, Serap Gorucu, Ziwen Yu
Two runners crossing a bridge over a river.

Insights and Tips for Communicating Water Policy

March 15, 2024

In a new EDIS publication series, Communicating About Water in the Floridan Aquifer Region, there is much to be learned about how to adequately communicate water issues and water policy. All six parts give summaries about the findings of different ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Ask IFAS, Department Of Agricultural Education And Communication, Water Challenges, Water Policy
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Creative Commons License: A New Era for EDIS Publications

February 19, 2024

Starting with new publications and major revisions released after January 1, 2024, UF/IFAS is releasing EDIS publications under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) license. Open-access ... READ MORE

Category: , Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Copyright, Creative Commons, EDIS, EDIS Authors, EDIS Journal, Open Access, Open Access Publishing, Open Content
Hand on a computer keyboard. Photo taken 10-27-21. UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones.

Learning about Youth Online Peer Support

February 12, 2024

For better or for worse, the Internet has had profound effects on the ways that people connect. When I was younger, face-to-face interactions and phone calls with peers I saw at school or extracurricular activities largely shaped the landscape ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Department Of Family Youth And Community Sciences, Mental Health, Parents, Peer Support, Social Media, Youth

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