Category: Conservation

Hernando County Coastal Cleanup

Florida Sea Grant and UF/IFAS Extension in Hernando County are teaming up with local businesses, clubs, and County government to host the 2018 International Coastal Cleanup in Hernando County. This international cleanup began more than 30 years ago… Read More

Advanced Irrigation for Professionals: Designing Based on System Components

September 18, 2018, 9 am – 3 pm, $35 Seating is LIMITED to 30! Lunch included, CEUs have been applied for This advanced course is designed for individuals who have completed the irrigation basics workshop or have a… Read More

Suwannee Valley Fall Harvest Lunch and Learn

There will be a Fall Harvest Lunch and Learn on September 14th from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, to be held at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center-Suwannee Valley in Live Oak, Fl. This program is… Read More

Controlled burn in TREC’s Pine Rockland

HOMESTEAD,  Fla. The Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC) has an 8.5-acre fragment of Pine Rockland, one of the most imperiled habitats on earth. Only about 4 percent of Pine Rockland habitat remains in Florida. Periodic fires, which… Read More

We all contribute to nitrogen pollution

NOTE: This is the first post in a series devoted to what you can do to reduce the duration of the next harmful algal bloom. As we endure a terrible red tide outbreak on our coast, coupled with blue-green algae… Read More

SFRC Stories: Joshua Castro – “Explore, Learn, and Evolve”

The Spark When Joshua Castro (MFRC ‘18) was in third grade, he was transported from his classroom in Stuart, Florida to life in a jungle through the monthly letters from his class PenPal, a Peace Corps volunteer. “Each… Read More

Beeswax Food Wrapper “Make & Take” with Film Screening

In celebration of Microplastics Awareness Month (September), UF/IFAS Extension Polk County’s Natural Resources program is excited to announce a new event with DIY Beeswax Food Wrappers! Join us for a film screening of “Smog of the Sea” and… Read More