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Florida Land Steward Update, May 23, 2024


May 23, 2024

SPRING-SUMMER ISSUE OF QUARTERLY FLORIDA LAND STEWARD NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE In this issue: Biochar as an Additive in Forest Systems, Hurricane Idalia Silviculture Recovery Program Open for Enrollment, Check out the new ProForest "PodForest" ... READ MORE

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

Florida Land Steward Update, May 17, 2024


May 17, 2024

ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY The third Friday in May is Endangered Species Day, a tradition started by the Endangered Species Coalition in 2006. In Florida we recognize and celebrate the remaining critical habitats on public and private lands ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Endangered Species, Family Forest, Feral Hogs, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest Management, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Recovery, Invasive Species, Online Course, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tree Farm, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, May 10, 2024


May 10, 2024

THANKS TO ALL JOINING US FOR RONNIE STEPHENSON TOUR IN JACKSON COUNTY Thanks to all who participated in the tour at the property of Ronnie Stephenson, our 2024 Florida Land Steward of the Year, last week in Jackson County. We enjoyed a great ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Award, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Management, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Season, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Podcast, Prescribed Fires, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tree Farm, Wild Hogs, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, April 24, 2024


April 24, 2024

EARTH WEEK Earth Day, April 22, marked the beginning of Earth Week. This week we recognize and celebrate the bounty of our planet’s resources and natural systems, and also affirm our role in sustaining them for future generations. As a part ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Earthday, Family Forest, Feral Hogs, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Recovery, Longleaf Pine, Natural Resources, Online Course, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tree Farm, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, April 12, 2024


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


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


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


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, February 16, 2024


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


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

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