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April is Water Conservation Month

March 29, 2023

By Doris Heitzmann, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) Program Manager As we are headed towards the dry season, with April being one of our driest months, we are reminded that some easy steps before and during the dry season can keep ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, Work & Life
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Landscape, Water, Water Conservation, Water Conservation Month
2023 Seminole County Farm Tour MAarch 24, 2023, 8:30AM-4PM.

A Recap of the 2023 Seminole County Farm Tour

March 28, 2023

What was the 2023 Seminole County Farm Tour? On the morning of Friday, March 24, 2023, we embarked on our journey of learning about local agriculture and food systems. Two busses started at the UF/IFAS Seminole County Extension Office and then ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Farm Tour, Food Systems, Fresh Form Florida, SeminoleCountyAg, Think Local
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Los científicos de UF/IFAS confirman la propagación de termitas subterráneas asiáticas en Tampa

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March 28, 2023

https://youtu.be/7TwB-Qf2wqI Por primera vez se encontró una especie de termita tropical invasora fuera de su rango esperado de distribución para Florida. Un equipo de científicos especialistas en termitas de University of Florida ha confirmado ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Arboles, Cebos, Ciclo De Vida De Las Termitas, Danos Estructurales, Departamento De Entomologia Y Nematologia, Deteccion, Distribucion, Entomología Urbana, Español, Especie Invasora, Establecimiento De Especies, Infestacion, Propagacion, Spanish, Tampa, Termita, Termita Subterránea De Formosa, Termita Tropical Invasora, Termitas Subterráneas Asiáticas, Thomas Chouvenc, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS FLREC

New River, Who Dis? Snook Habitat Expansion in the Nature Coast

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March 27, 2023

Written by Ashley McDonald, UF/IFAS NCBS Research Scientist  Project Summary The Suwannee River system was targeted this past winter by biologists in electrofishing boats to study a new addition to the local fish community, the recently ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Fisheries, Fishing, FWC, NCBS Graduate Students, Research, Snook, Springs, SRWMD, Suwannee River

Florida Land Steward Update, March 24, 2023

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March 24, 2023

THANKS ALL WHO JOINED US FOR OUR FOREST RESLILENCE, HURRICANE PREPARATION AND RECOVERY TOURS IN NORTHWEST FLORIDA Thanks everyone who joined us for our Florida Land Steward tours up in northwest Florida this month. These tours; on March ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Longleaf Pine, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Timber, Tree Farm, Wildlife

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