The daytime call of birdsong heralds our gentle transition into the spring season. Light rainstorms ensure that our soils are saturated and that our plants are nourished. The sun's rays work in tandem to encourage the emergence of fresh, ... READ MORE
Join Escambia County and other local participating UF IFAS Extension offices in the Florida Panhandle to celebrate pollinators with No Mow March. https://go.ufl.edu/nomowmarch
A Pollinator Celebration will be offered on Saturday, March 23, ... READ MORE
Thermal adaptation is the ability for organisms to adjust their life history traits as the temperature changes. In the case of mosquitoes, these traits can determine their risk of transmitting mosquito-borne diseases and how this risk might ... READ MORE
A non-native lung parasite, Raillietiella orientalis, has reportedly spread across 25 counties in Florida, posing a threat to native snakes and other wildlife.
The University of Florida Invasion Science Research Institute (ISRI) has unveiled ... READ MORE
Consider No Mow March
Spring will be upon us before you know it, and with it will come of flurry of growth and activity in our gardens. Our native bees who are responsible for a large portion of pollination duties will emerge and start ... READ MORE
BEWARE! AFTER THIS CLASS, YOU WILL NEVER LOOK AT PALMS THE SAME AGAIN!
Palms are popular plants that represent a slice of Florida paradise! There is a science to growing pretty palms that will thrive in Florida, from wild places to managed ... READ MORE
As Floridians, we love our freshwater resources. Did you know Florida has over 1 million acres of freshwater? That's about the size of Rhode Island! Many of our fondest memories are of boating, fishing, or water skiing in freshwater systems ... READ MORE
Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS.
Anualmente, las termitas causan daños que se estiman en miles de millones de dólares a viviendas, árboles y otras ... READ MORE
Creado por Brad Buck, especialista sénior en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.
Las alcachofas, un ingrediente dominante cuidadosamente seleccionado para elaborar tapas españolas, también son un elemento versátil en la auténtica cocina ... READ MORE
Termites cause billions of dollars a year in damages to homes, trees and other wooden structures across America.
In Florida, termite infestations are a year-round risk for properties and trees. While they are not swarming year-round, ... READ MORE