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New Episode from Naturally Florida, “It’s Spooky Season, Let’s Chat About Bats

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October 18, 2022

Mummies, Ghosts, and Goblins – oh my! This spooky season, we’re chatting about bats in Florida! Thirteen species of Florida bats live here year-round and several more migrate in from the North or South at certain times of year. These ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Bats, Ecosystem Services, Featured, Florida Ecosystem, Florida Wildlife, Lara Milligan, Living With Wildlife, Naturally Florida Podcast, Shannon Carnevale

Food Wrappers for Thought


October 17, 2022

The 2022 Coastal Cleanup was a success! We had 266 volunteers of all ages remove debris from land and sea. Our trash sorting station not only logged the types and amounts of trash but also weighed the debris this year. We estimated that ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Coastal Cleanup, Florida Sea Grant, Marine Debris

Galardonada ingeniera y profesora de UF/IFAS utiliza inteligencia artificial para la conservación del agua

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October 13, 2022

  Sandra Guzmán es una profesora en UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS IRREC, por sus siglas en inglés) en Fort Pierce, cuyo trabajo de investigación y extensión social se enfoca en el agua y su conservación. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agricultura, Agua, Citricos, Colombia, Español, Herencia Hispana, Ingenieria, Inteligencia Artificial, Riego, Sandra Guzmán, Sistemas Hidricos, Spanish, Tiempos De Riego
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A UF/IFAS assistant professor and award-winning engineer uses artificial intelligence to conserve water

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October 13, 2022

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace. Stationed at UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS IRREC) in Fort Pierce, Sandra Guzmán is an assistant professor whose research and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Hispanic Heritage Month, Indian River Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, IrrigMonitor, News, Sandra Guzmán, Soil And Water Sciences, U.S. Department Of State, UF IFAS News, Water Conservation

Weekly “What is it?”: The Florida Trail


October 12, 2022

Most of us are familiar with the Appalachian Trail, the popular hiking route that follows the mountains from Maine for nearly 2200 miles to north Georgia. But did you know you could set off from Fort Pickens at Pensacola Beach and follow ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Coastal Wildlife, Habitat Conservation, Hiking, Shrubs, Weekly What Is It, Wildlife

El Festival de Otoño del Departamento de Extensión de UF/IFAS en St. Lucie: una comunidad en crecimiento

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October 10, 2022

¿Busca un evento de otoño que supere el tradicional huerto de calabazas? No olvide marcar su calendario el sábado 15 de octubre, de 8 a.m. a 4 p.m. cuando ocurrirá el Festival de Otoño del Departamento de Extensión Social de UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Actividades, Departamento De Extension, Español, Fall Festival, Festival, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Programa De Voluntarios, Programas, Spanish, Talleres

El director del Laboratorio de Entomología Médica de Florida de UF/IFAS, se encuentra a la vanguardia en la investigación sobre mosquitos

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October 9, 2022

Para Jorge Rey, la ciencia ha sido una pasión de toda su vida. Rey es el director del Laboratorio de Entomología Médica de Florida (FMEL, por su sigla en inglés) de University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS). ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Español, Herencia Hispana, Jorge Rey, Mosquitos, Spanish

Florida Land Steward Update, October 7, 2022

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October 7, 2022

HURRICANE IAN RECOVERY We are thinking of those in southwest Florida who are facing a long road to recovery from Hurricane Ian. Many are now dealing with widespread destruction of crops, trees, buildings, fencing, and other property and infrastructure ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Season, Tree Farm

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