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A Guide to Registering for Pesticide Exams (with pictures)


August 18, 2023

A common request I get from folks calling the extension office is how they go about getting their pesticide license. The Flagler County Extension Office offers free pesticide testing to the first 5 applicants to register for testing on the 2nd ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Certification, FDACS, Pesticide, UF/IFAS Extension

Creatures from the Glowing Lagoon


July 21, 2023

Puerto Rico is famous for its bioluminescent bays, but did you know that we have the same organism creating bioluminescence right here in Florida?  Each summer, the northern Indian River Lagoon attracts visitors at night for a special sight ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Algae, Algae Bloom, Bioluminesence, Ecotourism, Indian River Lagoon, Nutrients, Summer, Water

Living Shoreline FAQs


April 18, 2023

A living shoreline uses natural materials such as marsh grasses, mangroves, and bags of oyster shell to stabilize the shoreline.  Living shorelines prevent erosion while simultaneously restoring habitat.  Residents living in coastal areas ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Erosion, Flagler, Florida Sea Grant, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Habitat Restoration, Living Shorelines, Volusia, Water Quality

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