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Florida Land Steward Update, June 14, 2024


June 14, 2024

GET YOUR FARM RECORDS COMPLETED NOW TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR USDA HURRICANE RECOVERY ASSISTANCE Storm season is here. As a part of your hurricane preparation activities, you should have your farm records completed with USDA Farm Service ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Season, Longleaf Pine, Natural Resources, ProForest, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tree Farm

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 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, October 13, 2023


October 13, 2023

FALL GREETINGS! As Florida Forests Week approaches (Oct. 22-28) there is a lot going on in the Florida forestry world right now. The elephant in the room of course is the recent closing of the Georgia Pacific cellulose mill in Taylor County. ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Recovery, Natural Resource Conservation, Natural Resources, Online Course, Prescribed Fires, Scholarships And Funding, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Timber, Tree Farm, Trees, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, September 29, 2023


September 29, 2023

PARTICIPATE IN THE LONGLEAF PINE RESTORATION SURVEY The Forest Landowners Association is conducting a survey of private landowners in the Southeast to gain insights into the complexities and challenges of longleaf pine restoration on private ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Chronic Wasting Disease, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Season, Idalia, Landowner Assistance, Natural Resources, Online Course, Scholarships And Funding, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Timber, Tree Farm, White-tailed Deer, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, September 18, 2023


September 18, 2023

FWC ISSUES NEW EXECUTIVE ORDER OUTLINING NEW HUNTING REGULATIONS FOR CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE MANAGEMENT ZONE Following confirmation of a positive test sample for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Holmes County in June 2023, the Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Chronic Wasting Disease, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Idalia, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Season, Online Course, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Timber, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, September 12, 2023


September 11, 2023

HURRICANE IDALIA EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE: USDA NRCS ENCOURAGES LANDOWNERS TO APPLY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY INCENTIVES PROGRAM U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) can provide assistance, through ... READ MORE

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

Florida Land Steward Update, September 1, 2023


September 1, 2023

HURRICANE RECOVERY RESOURCES Hurricane Idalia brought significant impacts to many areas along the Gulf coast of Florida, northern Florida, and into Georgia, the Carolinas, and beyond. Following are some program updates and resources that may ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Season, Online Course, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tree Farm, Wild Turkey, Wildlife

Hurricane Preparation and Recovery


August 29, 2023

HURRICANE IDALIA PREPARATION AND RECOVERY As we brace for Hurricane Idalia to arrive in north Florida we anticipate potential impacts to our forests, natural resources, and agricultural operations.  Below are some resources that may be helpful ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Preparation, Disaster Recovery, Florida Land Steward Program, Hurricane, Hurricane Idalia, Hurricane Preparation, Idalia, Preparedness, Safety, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Special Topics, Special-topic, Storms

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