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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, 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
A collection of 3 images of a tortoise, a softshell turtle sticking its long neck out, and a cooter freshwater turtle eating floating aquatic vegetation.

Wild Sarasota: Turtle Talk


May 17, 2024

Have you ever wondered what makes a turtle different from a tortoise? These fascinating creatures are often confused due to their similar appearances. Read on to learn how to distinguish between the two, and to understand how you can help protect ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Animals, Conservation, Environment, Gopher Tortoise, Nature, Pgm_EcoNR, Turtles, Wild Sarasota, 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, 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

Plant the right tree in the right place with help from UF


May 8, 2024

Homeowners, business owners and others can plant the right tree in the right place in cities and suburbs with help from a newly relaunched website from University of Florida scientists. If “right tree, right place” sounds similar to the ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Home Landscapes
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Canopy, Environmental Horticulture, Florida Trees, Howard Beck, Planting, Resilience, Right Tree; Right Place, Ryan Klein, Stability, Suburban, Trees, Urban, Urban Landscape Summit, Website

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, 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

Trees Change Climate


April 23, 2024

We need more trees, everywhere! Loss of tree canopy is one of the main reasons that climate change has become so severe.  Whichever side of the fence you are on, we all must admit that the climate is changing, and not for the better. When ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Climate Change, Climate Change Solutions, Heat Island, Miami-Dade, Newsletter, Plant Zones, Trees, Urban Canopy

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

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