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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.

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

SUPERHEROES OF THE SEA


April 1, 2021

B.J. Hall-Scharf, UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County, Brooksville, Florida, and B. Heres, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, St. Petersburg, Florida. Situation: Horseshoe crabs (Limulus polyphemus) are ancient superheroes still ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: 2021, 2021-UF/IFAS-central-district-symposium, B.J. Hall-Scharf, Brooksville, Central District, Covid-19, Hernando County, IFAS Extension, Natural Resources, Symposium, UF/IFAS Extension

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


May 27, 2020

Below is an UPDATED list of virtual programs currently being offered by UF/IFAS Extension faculty that focus on natural resources in Florida. Click on the link for more information about each program. New programs and dates are continually ... READ MORE

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

TO COMPARE SOIL MOISTURE SENSORS USE VS ROUTING WATERING SCHEDULE ON SOD FARMS


April 11, 2020

Grantly Ricketts, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County, Kissimmee FL. Objective: To reduce water use by 10% on sod farms. Situation: Sod production increased in Osceola County each year. According to Florida Department of Agriculture and ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Farm Management, Horticulture, Turf, Water
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Central District, G. Ricketts, Grantly Ricketts, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, Water Conservation

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