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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
Raised beds separate the spikey plants from the pathway.

A Manual for the Design and Implementation of Teaching and Demonstration Gardens

September 8, 2015

Teaching and demonstration gardens are places where the public can learn about different types of gardens and landscapes. This 10-page fact sheet discusses the various types of gardens, how to plan and develop a demonstration garden, logistical ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Recreation
Tags: Demonstration Garden, Environmental Horticulture Department, Gail Hansen, Landscape Design

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