Are you bored with the usual tired Valentine's options like boxed bonbons and odorless hothouse flowers? This year seek out some unique, Florida-centric Valentines fun!
For an extravagant, supremely romantic (yet not too expensive) gift, ... READ MORE
ONLINE FOREST LANDOWNER ACADEMY NOW OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!
The Forest Landowner Academy is the first of its kind offered by the University of Florida IFAS School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences on the UF/IFAS Extension Online Learning ... READ MORE
At their December 2021 meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) passed two rulings designed to enhance the conservation of diamondback terrapins, a small estuarine turtle.
As of March 1, 2022, no one can possess ... READ MORE
No one species has altered the land, sea, and sky – as well as decreased the overall biodiversity of the planet in such as short time as has Homo sapien. Since we have arrived on this planet we have slowly dispersed across ... READ MORE
The University of Florida IFAS Extension Online Learning Catalog has a brand new category, Forest Resources and Management. This will be the portal on which to access the online educational content developed by UF extension faculty and staff ... READ MORE
Socioeconomic inequalities are strongly correlated with inequalities in human health outcomes. The Covid-19 pandemic provided stark examples of how this happens both within countries and among countries. Richer nations were able to secure vaccines ... READ MORE
I know, I know, nobody really thinks about mistletoe unless it’s Christmas time and folks are kissing under it. But it’s winter, Valentine’s Day is coming up, and there’s still plenty of mistletoe to be seen in the leafless winter ... READ MORE
In celebration of World Wetlands Day, celebrated on February 2nd, we will continue our exploration of the world of bog gardening. In one of my previous blogs, Introducing the Bog, we learned that bogs are poorly drained areas, rich in accumulated ... READ MORE
Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month
Clasping Venus's Looking-glass
Clasping Venus's Looking-glass is an annual herbaceous wildflower in the bellflower family. The bell-shaped flowers have five bluish-purple petals and ... READ MORE
Hydrilla, love it or hate it…you must respect it.
At the most basic level, all plants use sunlight to turn nutrients and carbon dioxide into growth. The simple fact is this: some plants grow faster because they are just better at doing ... READ MORE