The Small Antelopes with the Big Noses
If you have ever watched the Star Wars saga, picture a goat with a large and flexible nose just like the eopie from the Star Wars planet Tatooine. That is the rare Saiga antelope. These unusual-looking ... READ MORE
Are you interested in learning about which birds use birdhouses in Florida?
Only certain types of birds will use birdhouses, also known as nestboxes, and each species has a specific type of birdhouse they will use. Cavity-nesting birds are ... READ MORE
Brown Pelicans hang out at piers and docks frequented by fishermen. They always look hungry and are very good at making eye contact to communicate their fishy request. Any angler can attest to having a Brown Pelican or other wild water bird ... READ MORE
Despite the morning rainstorms, 178 volunteers dedicated their Saturday towards keeping coastal Hernando County beautiful. Spanning from Alfred McKethan Pine Island Park to Aripeka, volunteers removed 7,412 pieces of trash from the land and ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences student Ethan Church is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in forest resources and conservation from the UF/IFAS School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences and a minor in soil and water ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Extension offices in St. Lucie, Martin and Escambia Counties congratulates the newest graduates of the Florida Master Naturalist Program Coastal Shoreline Restoration course in November 2021.
On Friday November 5, 2021, thirteen ... READ MORE
We have all read how important pollinators are to an ecosystem. We have also heard of all the causes for the decline of several species, but maybe we haven’t sat down to think of what we can do to improve their health around our homes. ... READ MORE
The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ demonstration garden showcases pollinator friendly plants with a focus on Florida native plants. It’s located in a prominent location at the Orange County Administration Building in the heart of downtown ... READ MORE
Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month
Wild Garlic is a common, grasslike perennial that has clusters of white flowers and forms bulbs of garlic. All parts of the plant are edible and can be utilized in the same fashion ... READ MORE
Anthropogenic release of an invasive species
Besides the well-known and most common domestic animals, such as cats and dogs, there are other exotic species that have entered the pet animal trade. This includes reptiles, such as turtles, snakes, ... READ MORE