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Nature Knowledge Webinar – Schedule and Recordings


June 28, 2022

Nature Knowledge is an online webinar sharing scientific knowledge on current issues affecting nature in Florida, supported by UF/IFAS Extension and hosted by Dr. Shelly Johnson, State Specialized Agent in Natural Resources. See below for ... READ MORE

Category: EVENTS, NATURAL RESOURCES, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Conservation, Natural Resources, Nature Knowledge, Wildlife, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

Use the new “Bat App” to monitor bat roosts


April 14, 2022

It’s bat maternity season! What does that mean? This is the time of year when expecting mother bats give birth to their “pups” (aka, baby bats).  Female bats live together in colonies at a roost and spend their day resting and raising ... READ MORE

Category: , HOME LANDSCAPES, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Natural Resources, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

INCREASING CEU OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS ON INVASIVE SPECIES


April 11, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium - Natural Resources M. Pinkerton and T. McIntyre, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL Situation: Invasive species pose significant threats including economic losses in agriculture, ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Extension, IFAS Extension, M. Pinkerton, Morgan Pinkerton, Natural Resources, NR, Seminole Co., T.McIntyre, Tina McIntyre

NATURE BOAT PONTOON TOURS: INTPRETATIVE TALKS ON THE WATER.


April 11, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium - Natural Resources J.Davis, UF/IFAS Extension, Sumter County and Hernando County, Bushnell, FL Situation: Florida is home to more than 7,800 freshwater lakes. The vastness of these water systems ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Extension, Hernando Co., IFAS Extension, J. Davis, Jim Davis, Natural Resources, NR, Sumter Co.

THE COMPLEXITY OF INVASIVE PLANT MANAGEMENT: A SYSTEMS-THINKING EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY


April 10, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Natural Resources K. Stump, UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL. Situation: Invasive plants are non-native plants that cause damage to the environment, economy and/or human health. ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Extension, IFAS Extension, K. Stump, Krista Stump, Natural Resources, NR, Osceola Co..

ADVENTURE COAST SCALLOP SITTERS


April 10, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Natural Resources B.J. Scharf, UF/IFAS Extension, Hernando County, Brooksville, Florida Situation: Recreational scalloping is a popular summertime activity and economic driver along Florida's ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, NATURAL RESOURCES
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, B. J. Scharf, Brittany Scharf, Extension, Hernando Co., IFAS Extension, Natural Resources, NR, Scallop

EARTH WEEK 2021, VIRTUALLY A SUCCESS


April 10, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Horticulture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL)  T. McIntyre, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL Situation: As vaccines for COVID-19 were still rolling out in April of 2021, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Extension, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hort., Horticulture, IFAS Extension, Seminole Co., T.McIntyre, Tina McIntyre

WISER LAWNS PROGRAM RESULTS IN WATER SAVINGS


April 10, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Horticulture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL)  L. Sanderson, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County, Bushnell, FL Situation.  Sumter County, Florida, is home to a significant part of The Villages, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Extension, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hort., Horticulture, IFAS Extension, L. Sanderson, Lisa Sanderson, Sumter Co.

World Water Day 2022 – “Making the Invisible Visible”


March 22, 2022

Today is World Water Day, and this year’s theme is “making the invisible visible.” There is no better theme for Florida, where the Floridan Aquifer supplies most of our drinking water and our beautiful springs. While underground and rarely ... READ MORE

Category: NATURAL RESOURCES, Water
Tags: H2OSAV, Irrigation, UF IFAS Water Agents, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Water Conservation, World Water Day

Updated list of ‘virtual’ natural resources programs from UF/IFAS


September 7, 2021

Updated Jan 2022: Below is a list of online programs offered by UF/IFAS Extension faculty that focus on natural resources in Florida. These programs are free and open to anyone (unless otherwise noted), and can be “attended” from anywhere ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Florida-youth-naturalist-program, Natural Resources, Online, Virtual, Webinar

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