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Category: NATURAL RESOURCES

Dr. Gullible and Operation Skeeter Stop

  Situation: During 2016, reports about the Zika virus and associated health risks dominated the news throughout the nation, especially in Florida. In response, Hernando County Extension agents participated in the statewide “UF/IFAS 2016 Zika… Read More

Natural Areas Training Academy in its 17th year of training land managers!

The mission of the Natural Areas Training Academy (aka “NATA”) is to create a network of land managers with current knowledge and skills to conserve Florida’s resources.  Natural areas managers in the Southeastern United States face… Read More

Marketing Extension to Non-Traditional Audiences Through an Arbor Day Mail Art Call

MARKETING EXTENSION TO NON-TRADITIONAL AUDIENCES THROUGH AN ARBOR DAY MAIL ART CALL N.D. Pinson, S. Steed, and R. Northrop, UF/IFAS Extension, Hillsborough County, Seffner, FL Situation: Every year, residents throughout the country celebrate Arbor Day…. Read More

Engaging Homeowner Associations to Reduce Nutrient Runoff in Stormwater Ponds

ENGAGING HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATIONS TO REDUCE NUTRIENT RUNOFF IN STORMWATER PONDS Atkinson, County Extension, UF; P. Monaghan, E. Ott, Agricultural Education and Communication, UF, G. Hansen, Environmental Horticulture, UF Situation: Community stormwater ponds are important for… Read More