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Reporting Sightings of Tagged Horseshoe Crabs in Hernando: A Citizen Science Opportunity

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April 18, 2024

Since 2018, volunteers in Hernando have been diligently tagging horseshoe crabs as part of an ongoing statewide effort to study and conserve these fascinating creatures. Horseshoe crabs are known to come ashore during the new and full moons ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife

Success story: Hillsborough County Extension office gets makeover thanks to Tampa Bay Estuary Program mini grant

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April 17, 2024

Landscape plants add beauty to our community, but also provide valuable ecosystem services, such as providing habitat for wildlife, preventing soil erosion and contribute to a resilient natural environment. Native plants, specifically, are ... READ MORE

Category: , Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Class, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Grant, Tampa Bay, Tsilvasy

UF/IFAS scientists host next ‘STEPS’ toward phosphorus sustainability with national think tank in South Florida

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April 17, 2024

Phosphorus is an essential nutrient for food security and human survival, and it is an element that cannot be replenished. That is why using phosphorus efficiently is essential and the focus of a national research effort led by leading ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Elise Morrison, Everglades Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jehangir Bhadha, Jonathan Judy, Juan Nino, Kelly Morgan, Matthew VanWeelden, National Science Foundation, National Science Foundation-Science And Technology Center, News, Research, Sandra Guzmán, Science And Technologies For Phosphorus Sustainability, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), Steps, UF-IFAS, University Of Florida

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