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Florida Land Steward Update, June 21, 2024


June 21, 2024

REPORT ALL YOUR WILD TURKEY SIGHTINGS THIS SUMMER (JUNE 1 – AUGUST 31) In addition to slowing down a bit and spending some time by the water, summertime means keeping an eye out for turkeys! The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s ... 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 Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Season, Longleaf Pine, Natural Resources, Online Course, ProForest, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tree Farm, Wild Turkey, Wildlife

Red Tide, Fisheries Modeling and Citizen Science: Casting a Line to Anglers and Gulf of Mexico Stakeholders for Better Data!


June 19, 2024

In fisheries management, setting the acceptable biological catch (ABC) is vital to ensure sustainable harvest without overexploiting fish stocks. The ABC determines how much fish can be harvested each year, and is estimated using a stock ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: #RedTide, Algae, Amberjack, Angling, Beach, Brevetoxin, Brevis, Charlotte County, Citizen Science, Collier County, Dinoflagellate, Ecosystem, Ffa, Fish, Fish Kill, Fisheries, Fishing, Florida, Florida Friendly, Florida Friendly Angler, Florida Sea Grant, GoM, Grouper, Grunt, Gulf Of Mexico, HAB, Harmful Algae Bloom, Hernando County, Hillsborough County, Hogfish, Inshore, K. Brevis, Karenia, Lee County, Marine Biology, Modeling, Offshore, Pasco County, Phytoplankton, Pinellas County, Plankton, Red Tide, Redfish, Reef Fish, Research, Seafood, Snapper, Snook, Tarpon

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, 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

Basics of Landscaping in Florida–Bilingual Booklet in the UF/IFAS Bookstore


June 6, 2024

Better landscaping practices are good for Florida! Even though Florida has a lot of water resources, there are also a lot of people and industries sucking from the tap...and more keep coming. Long story short, Floridians need to conserve ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Alachua, Alachua Co, Basics Of Landscaping, Best Practice, Best Practices, Big Box, Big Box Stores Selling Plants, Bilingual, BMP, BMPs, Ceu Continuing Education, Cflandscapes, Community Leaders, Community Planners, Crape-myrtle, Cultural Ipm, Elected Officials, EPD, EPDs, FFL, Flooding, Florida, Florida Friendly, Florida Friendly Landscape, Heat, Heat Island, Heat Islands, How To Landscape, Hwooten, IPM, Land Developers, Landscape, Landscape Professionals, Landscaper, Landscapes, Mow, Mowing, Nursery Growers, Orange, Orange Co., Palm, Parks Departments, Planner, Planners, Prune, Pruning, Residents, Seminole, Seminole Co., Spring, Springs, Turf, Uf Ifas Uf Ifas Bookstore, USDA, Water, Water Quality, Water Quantity
Headshots of Helena Bottemiller, Dr. Christa COurt, and Dr. Sabine Grunwald against a backdrop photo of a hurricane

Future of Food Forum 2024 – Panel Recap: Threats to Food Systems Resilience


June 4, 2024

Welcome to our new blog post series about the topics covered at the 2024 Future of Food Forum: Resilient Food Systems: Beyond the Rhetoric, the flagship event here, at the Global Food Systems Institute. It was a day to remember, loaded with ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Agrimodels, Future Of Food Forum, GFSI, Global Food Systems Institute

Hurricane Prep for the Landscape: A new episode of Your Central Florida Yard podcast

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May 22, 2024

Hurricane Prep for Landscapes In this episode of Your Central Florid Yard, we talk hurricane prep. Living in Florida includes being prepared for hurricanes. Many people know how to get their homes ready but what should do for your landscape? ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Disaster Prep, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hurricane, Hurricane Prep, Jschelb, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County, Your Central Florida Yard, Your Central Florida Yard Podcast, YourCentralFloridaYardpodcast

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