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The Joy of Christmas Trees


November 28, 2022

The holiday season is approaching quickly, and nothing feels more festive than decorating a live Christmas tree. You can purchase a pre-cut Christmas tree, cut one yourself at a local tree farm, or select a potted living tree. Cutting a ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Artificial Trees, Christmas Tree, Christmas Tree Care, Christmas Tree Safety, Christmas Trees And Pets, History Of Trees, Potted Christmas Trees, Selecting A Christmas Tree, Trees
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New Episode from Naturally Florida, “Highlighting a Keystone Species: The Gopher Tortoise”


November 28, 2022

The gopher tortoise is not only a keystone species, but also an endemic species, making it special and important to the overall function of the ecosystems where it is found. In this episode, we will explore the life of the gopher tortoise ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Gopher Tortoise, Living With Wildlife, Lmilligan, Naturally Florida Podcast, Scarnevale, Wildlife
tips from the Help Desk...Bats

Tips from the help desk…Bats in your belfry, September 2022

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November 26, 2022

Tips from the Help Desk... Bats in your belfry by David Austin Residential Horticulture Agent and Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator Bats are known for their scary Halloween personas. That is if bats can have personas. Nevertheless, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, , Wildlife
Tags: Bats, Conservation, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Insects, Master Gardener Volunteers, Mosquito, PolliNATION, Wildlife
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Antimicrobial resistance, a key component of One Health


November 25, 2022

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the most urgent topics that needs to be addressed in the One Health field. At the end of anti-microbial awareness week 2022, I want to discuss how addressing this “wicked problem” requires a multi-pronged ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Amr, Antimicrobial Resistance, Circular Health, Luca Mantegazza, One Health, One Health At UF

Nature’s Best Hope

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November 23, 2022

Nature's Best Hope, A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard As the year draws to a close, and we start thinking about the holidays and gift giving, consider this book, by Douglas W. Tallamy.  If you are a nature lover, environmentalist, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, , Work & Life
Tags: Conservation, Doug Tallamy, FFL, Gardening, Nature, Newsletter, Wildlife Gardening

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