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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

Proposed Rule to list Queen Conch as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act


November 22, 2022

Queen Conch (current scientific name Alger gigas, formerly Strombus gigas) is such an iconic animal in the Florida Keys that local born residents are called “conchs,” especially those living near Key West, Florida.  Most locals have ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Endangered Species Act, Florida Keys, Florida Sea Grant, Queen Conch
Celebrating 20 years of Sustainability

Celebrating 20 Years of Sustainability

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November 21, 2022

Sarasota County has a long history of commitments to sustainability for both its own operations and the community. Twenty years ago, Sarasota County formed the Sustainability Program to implement changes and improvements for a more sustainable ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Celebration, Energy, Future, Local Government, Milestone, Outreach, Resilience, Sea Level Rise, Sustainability, Transportation

Are You Looking for a Way to get Financial Assistance on Your Farm or Forestry Operation?


November 21, 2022

Introduction to financial assistance program for all farm and forestry operations will be Offered Dec 13th, 2022 at the NFREC-SV for Suwannee all surrounding counties Financial Assistance Expo flyer Who do farm and forestry producers go ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water
Tags: Agriculture, Conservation Farming, Farm, Farm Equipment, Farm Management, Finance, Money, NFREC Suwannee Valley, Row Crops, Small Farms, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Catch a Tagged Snook?


November 18, 2022

The University of Florida and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission released 30 tagged snook in Pasco and Hernando counties. Each fish has an internal acoustic tag that communicates its unique ID onto a receiver and an external ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Sea Grant, Snook, UFIFAS Tropical Aquaculture Lab

Florida Land Steward Update, November 18, 2022

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November 18, 2022

2023 FLORIDA LAND STEWARD WALL CALENDARS ARE HERE! Request your copy of the 2023 Florida Land Steward wall calendar! An annual land stewardship tradition, the Florida Land Steward calendar features beautiful photography, habitat management ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Conservation Easements, Family Forest, Forest, Forest Management, Forestry, Timber, Tree Farm, Wildlife, Women

Sustainable Development Goals and One Health: SDG 7


November 17, 2022

After a short pause, we're back with another post in our special series about SDGs and One Health. This week, our resident researcher Costanza Manes will take a closer look at SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy. This is especially relevant ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Natural Resources
Tags: Clean Energy, Climate Change, COP27, Egypt, Interdisciplinarity, One Health, Solar, Sustainable Development Goals, Wind

The Right Dose: Video Series


November 15, 2022

Florida is one of the most regulated states regarding pesticide applications.  Pesticide applicators licensed in Florida that apply Restricted Use Pesticides (RUP) must know their obligation under Florida Law. Restricted Use Pesticides are ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Applying Pesticides Correctly, Pesticide License, Pesticide Testing, Pesticide Training, The Right Dose

La Dosis Correcta: Serie de Videos


November 15, 2022

Florida es uno de los estados más regulados con respecto a las aplicaciones de plaguicidas. Los aplicadores de plaguicidas con licencia en Florida que aplican Plaguicidas de Uso Restringido (RUP) deben conocer su obligación bajo la Ley de ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Applying Pesticides Correctly, En Espanol, Español, La Dosis Correcta, Pesticide License, Pesticide Testing, Pesticide Training

COP27 Special Edition – SDGs and One Health: Climate Action


November 15, 2022

Sustainable development goal 13 is “take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts” or as it is shortened “climate action”1. Starting last Sunday (November 6) and until next Friday (November 18) delegates from different ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease
Tags: Climate Action, Climate Change, COP27, Interdisciplinarity, Olga Munoz, One Health, Sustainable Development Goals

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