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Florida Land Steward Update, August 4, 2022


August 4, 2022

NEW ONLINE PRESCRIBED FIRE TRAINING COURSE NOW AVAILABLE ON THE UF/IFAS EXTENSION CANVAS CATALOG This course is designed to provide individuals with knowledge and resources to better accomplish their land management goals and to cultivate fire-educated ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Carbon, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Natural Resource Conservation, Prescribed Fires, Timber, Tree Farm
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Teens Find a Place to Learn and Lead in Wakulla 4-H


August 2, 2022

Wakulla 4-H offers a variety of activities geared to teen interests.  Teen 4-H members can explore career options, develop leadership skills, and engage in hands-on learning experiences.  Over eight weeks this summer, 18 teens contributed ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Leadership, Tailgating, Teens, Volunteering

Heat, Hydration, and Dehydration: Fire Safety and Preparedness


August 1, 2022

This is the 5th blog in this series. So far, we have covered knowing the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness, sources of water, tips to drink more water, and ideas to beat the heat and stay safe. Next, I am going to cover some tips ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Be Careful With Fireworks, Broward County, Clean Debris From Your Property, Dangers Of The Risk Of Fire, Fire Can Break Out Quickly, Fire Preparedness, Fire Protection, Fire Safety, Follow Burning Regulations, Have A Plan, Heat Hydration And Dehydration, How To Use A Fire Extinguisher, Hydration, Know Evacuation Routes, Know Where Evacuation Shelters Are Located, PASS, Stay Safe, Steps To Prepare, UF/IFAS Solutions, What Can I Do For Fire Safety?, Wildfires

What is climate change maladaptation, and how can we avoid it?


July 27, 2022

A recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) titled Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability drew attention to the problem of maladaptation. Maladaptation is when actions taken to help communities ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Circular Health, Climate Change, Conservation, Maladaptation, One Health, One Health At UF, Sustainability At Uf

Heat, Hydration, and Dehydration:  Defeat the Heat


July 27, 2022

This is the 4th blog in this series. Keeping cool is part of good health. We have seen dangerous rising temperatures here and in other countries, triggering conditions and outcomes we have not seen before. It is very important to consider ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Broward County, Care For Pets, Defeat The Heat, Dehydration, Eating For Good Health, Extreme Heat Is A Threat To Our Wellbeing, Heat Hydration And Dehydration, Hydrate, Hydration, Keep Cool In Heat, Pet Paws On Pavement, Prevent Dehydration, Prevent Heat Related Illness, Risk To Our Health, Service Air Conditioner, Suggestions To Defeat The Heat, Take A Source Of Water With You, Tips To Defeat The Heat, UF/IFAS Solutions

Florida Land Steward Update, July 22, 2022


July 21, 2022

FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CARBON SEQUESTRATION PROGRAM Apply  by August 12 The Florida Forest Service is accepting applications for the 2022 Sequestering Carbon and Protecting Florida Land Program, a state-funded ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Wildlife
Tags: Assistance, Family Forest, Forest, Forest Carbon, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Natural Resource Conservation, Prescribed Fires, Timber, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, July 8, 2022


July 8, 2022

US FOREST SERVICE 2022 LONGLEAF PINE CONE CROP REPORT The US Forest Service’s 2022 longleaf pine cone crop report is now available. According to this year’s report, the regional cone crop is characterized as Fair for this year, with an ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Longleaf Pine, Natural Resources, Prescribed Fires, Timber, Tree Farm

You Know 911, but Do You Know 511?


July 5, 2022

We have been teaching youth about the ins and outs of buying a car. The adults who who been with us to help always mention how much they wish they had known some things to do before they bought their last car. 511 One of the things I learned ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #511, #Extension4All, #naturaldisaster, #SuwanneeFCS, FCS, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Florida Land Steward Update, June 24, 2022


June 24, 2022

SIGN UP FOR SOUTHERN PINE BEETLE ASSISTANCE AND PREVENTION PROGRAM Last week - Sign up by Friday July 1, 2022 The Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and Prevention Program is offered to eligible non-industrial private forest landowners ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Management, Trees, Wildlife

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