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Florida Land Steward Update, June 24, 2022


June 24, 2022

SIGN UP FOR SOUTHERN PINE BEETLE ASSISTANCE AND PREVENTION PROGRAM Last week - Sign up by Friday July 1, 2022 The Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and Prevention Program is offered to eligible non-industrial private forest landowners ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Management, Trees, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, June 17, 2022


June 17, 2022

REPORT ALL YOUR WILD TURKEY SIGHTINGS THIS SUMMER The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s 2022 wild turkey summer survey has launched! Landowners, citizen scientists, conservationists, hunters, and other outdoor enthusiasts ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Season, Prescribed Fires, Timber, Tree Farm, Trees, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, June 10, 2022


June 10, 2022

CHECK OUT THE NEW FAMILY FOREST VIRTUAL COMMUNITY Family forest owners are invited to join the American Forest Foundation’s (AFF) brand new virtual community, The Family Forest, a home for family forest owners and the people who support them. ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Ecosystem Services, Family Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Season, Timber, Tree Farm, Trees, USDA

Florida Land Steward Update, May 27, 2022


May 26, 2022

SIGN UP FOR SOUTHERN PINE BEETLE ASSISTANCE AND PREVENTION PROGRAM Sign up by July 1, 2022 The Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and Prevention Program is offered to eligible non-industrial private forest landowners by the Florida Forest ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Natural Resource Conservation, Timber, Trees

Researchers show how forested areas affect water resources in Florida


May 23, 2022

When rain falls on a forest, some of that water eventually flows into water bodies like rivers, wetlands, and aquifers. Scientists call this flow of water forest water yield, and how much water yield is produced depends on several factors. ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, NATURAL RESOURCES, Water
Tags: Ecosystem Services, Matthew Cohen, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Soil Moisture Sensor

Florida Land Steward Update, April 22, 2022


April 22, 2022

EARTH DAY 2022 - THANKS PRIVATE LAND STEWARDS FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES YOU PROVIDE! Today we celebrate Earth Day and recognize the critical resources that we all depend on for survival and inspiration. As a part of that we need to remember ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Earthday, Forest, Forest Carbon, Forest Management, Management, Natural Resources, Timber, Trees, Water

Florida Land Steward Update, April 1, 2022


April 1, 2022

USDA PREPARING SUPPORT FOR FIRE-AFFECTED COUNTIES IN NORTHWEST FLORIDA The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Florida Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) announces Bay, Liberty, Franklin, Gulf and Calhoun counties have received preliminary authorization ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Disasterpreparation, Floridalandsteward, Forest, Management, Prescribedfire, Timber, Timbertax, Trees, Wildfire

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