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Florida Land Steward Update, April 12, 2024

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April 12, 2024

PUTNAL TREE FARM TOUR APRIL 5: THANKS FOR JOINING US! Our tour last week at the Putnal family’s Tree Farm was a success. Thanks everyone who joined us and made the event possible. Congratulations once again to Terry Putnal, his father Howard ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Award, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Recovery, Natural Resources, Online Course, Podcast, ProForest, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tax Tips, Tree Farm, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, March 29, 2024

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March 29, 2024

CONGRATULATIONS BARRY JACKSON: 2023 GLEN HARRIS FLORIDA TREE FARM INSPECTOR OF THE YEAR Our apologies for the late spotlight on this award. Barry Jackson is the District 6 representative for the Florida Tree Farm Program which covers Baker, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Conservation Easements, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Recovery, Natural Resources, Online Course, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tax Tips, Timber, Tree Farm, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, March 22, 2024

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March 22, 2024

USDA CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM (CRP) SIGNUP OPEN Apply by March 29, 2024 As one of the largest private lands conservation programs in the United States, CRP offers a range of conservation options to farmers, ranchers, and landowners. ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Conservation Easements, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Carbon, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Recovery, Online Course, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tax Tips, Timber, Tree Farm, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, March 8, 2024

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March 8, 2024

LANDOWNERS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR REGIONAL CONSERVATION PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM EASEMENTS Apply by April 5, 2024 Landowners interested in aligning their land uses with conservation values and practices have an opportunity to apply for Entity ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Award, Conservation Easements, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Carbon, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Recovery, Natural Resources, Online Course, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Timber, Tree Farm, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, March 1, 2024

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March 1, 2024

NATIONAL INVASIVE SPECIES AWARENESS WEEK (NISAW), FEB. 26-MAR. 3, 2024 NISAW is a nation-wide event to raise awareness about invasive species, the threat that they pose, and what can be done to prevent their spread. Thanks to all the partners ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water
Tags: Awards, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Recovery, Natural Resources, NISAW, Online Course, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tax Tips, Timber, Tree Farm, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, February 16, 2024

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February 16, 2024

CONGRATULATIONS RONNIE STEPHENSON: 2024 FLORIDA LAND STEWARD OF THE YEAR! Ronnie Stephenson’s passion for wildlife and his tenacity for hands-on habitat management goes above and beyond what would be expected of one person. In addition ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 2024 Calendar, Awards, Conservation Easements, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Management, Hurricane Recovery, Natural Resources, Online Course, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tax Tips, Tree Farm, Wildlife

Congratulations Ronnie Stephenson: 2024 Florida Land Steward of the Year

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February 13, 2024

By Nathan Bunting, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Ronnie Stephenson’s passion for wildlife and his tenacity for hands-on habitat management goes above and beyond what would be expected of one person. Ronnie grew up in ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest Management, Natural Resources, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, February 2, 2024

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February 2, 2024

PRESCRIBED FIRE AWARENESS WEEK CONTINUES Prescribed fire is versatile and cost-effective tool land managers use to reduce hazardous fuels, improve wildlife and range habitats, mitigate insect pests, and maintain fire-dependent ecosystems. ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 2024 Calendar, Awards, Conservation Easements, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Recovery, Online Course, Prescribed Fires, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tax Tips, Timber, Tree Farm, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, January 26, 2024

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January 26, 2024

PRESCRIBED FIRE AWARENESS WEEK Prescribed fire is versatile and cost-effective tool land managers use to reduce hazardous fuels, improve wildlife and range habitats, mitigate insect pests, and maintain fire-dependent ecosystems. Today Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 2024 Calendar, Awards, Conservation Easements, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Recovery, Natural Resources, Online Course, Prescribed Fires, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tax Tips, Tree Farm, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, January 19, 2024

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January 19, 2024

USDA NRCS ANNOUNCES CONSERVATION EASEMENT AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE OPPORTUNTIES TO FLORIDA LANDOWNERS Apply by February 20, 2024 Florida landowners interested in aligning their land uses with conservation values and practices are encouraged ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 2024 Calendar, Conservation Easements, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Idalia, Natural Resources, Online Course, Prescribed Fires, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tax Tips, Timber, Tree Farm, Wildlife

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