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
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
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
K. Stump, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL 34744
Situation: The COVID-19 pandemic left many residents looking for positive and engaging activities to do at home. Birding involves making and recording observations of bird species. ... READ MORE
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
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
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
Situation: Although it is a county historically dominated by agriculture, Osceola County is rapidly urbanizing. This growth has led to the development of rural agricultural lands. However, undeveloped agricultural areas contain natural resources, ... READ MORE
Every time a storm surge invades a coastal community, or fish wash up dead from red tide or algal blooms, or an oil spill spreads across the Gulf of Mexico, we’re reminded of the fragile nature of our marine and coastal ecosystems. Events ... READ MORE