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CEU Day–Landscape University in person in Orange County–10/11/22


August 10, 2022

How do landscapes interact with Florida's ecosystems? How do you design landscapes to promote beneficials? Why is shade incredibly important in urban areas and how do we landscape in it? What resources are available for identification of plant ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Benficials, Best Management Practices, Best Practices, BMP, BMPs, CEU, Ceu Day, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Climate Landscaping, Commercial Landscape, Commercial Landscaping, Diagnostics, Ecosystem, FFL, Florida Friendly, Green, Green Industry, Heat Mitigation, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscape Professional, Landscape Sustainability, Landscape University, Nursery, Orange, Orange County, Orange County Extension, Orlando, Pesticide, Pesticide Applicator, Pesticide License, Plant, Plants, Professional Development, Shade, Shade Plant, Slimate, Special Interest, Sustainability, Urban Commercial Landscapes, Urban Landscapes, Water, Wildlife

Nocturnal Superheros of the Garden


August 9, 2022

Often underrecognized for their contributions to our environment, bats play a pivotal role in keeping insect populations under control while also providing fertilization and pollination services. Pest Control Emerging from their roosts at ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Bats, Pollinators, Wildlife

Build Your Own Rain Barrel


August 9, 2022

A rain barrel is an easy way to save water from a rainfall event to water your garden later.  You may choose to buy one ready made, or you can make it yourself. Finding a Barrel The first step of making a rain barrel is finding the barrel.  ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Rain Barrels, Water Conservation

All Florida pesticide exams now available online


August 8, 2022

In Florida, pesticide licensing exams help ensure the state’s approximately 70,000 pesticide applicators are properly certified to follow state regulations and best practices for mitigating the impact of chemicals on the environment. After ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, News, Pesticide Exam, Pesticide Information Office

Florida Land Steward Update, August 4, 2022


August 4, 2022

NEW ONLINE PRESCRIBED FIRE TRAINING COURSE NOW AVAILABLE ON THE UF/IFAS EXTENSION CANVAS CATALOG This course is designed to provide individuals with knowledge and resources to better accomplish their land management goals and to cultivate fire-educated ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Carbon, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Natural Resource Conservation, Prescribed Fires, Timber, Tree Farm

Lakes From Space: Using Technologies to Enhance Aquatic Plant Management Precision and Accuracy


August 3, 2022

Aquatic plant management (APM) is a critical stewardship practice for sustaining healthy freshwater systems. This field of natural resource management is a highly technical and heavily scrutinized discipline. Biologists and natural resource ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water

Carolina Redroot – Wild Weeds


August 1, 2022

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Carolina Redroot Lachnanthes caroliana Carolina redroot is a perennial herbaceous wildflower that occurs naturally in wet flatwoods, marshes, bogs, dome swamps, savannas, and coastal swales. Blooms of this ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Natural Resources, NFLAG, Wild Weeds

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