The University of Florida IFAS Extension Online Learning Catalog has a brand new category, Forest Resources and Management. This will be the portal on which to access the online educational content developed by UF extension faculty and staff ... READ MORE
Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month
Clasping Venus's Looking-glass
Clasping Venus's Looking-glass is an annual herbaceous wildflower in the bellflower family. The bell-shaped flowers have five bluish-purple petals and ... READ MORE
In honor of Florida’s Prescribed Fire Awareness Week, we talked with UF/IFAS fire scientist Raelene Crandall about some of the critical tools of prescribed fire work: personal protective equipment, or PPE.
A former wildlands firefighter, ... READ MORE
It's tax season! UF/IFAS School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences faculty member and Extension Forest Business Specialist Dr. Tamara Cushing wants to provide forest landowners with the information they need to successfully navigate ... READ MORE
PRESCRIBED FIRE AWARENESS WEEK COMING UP
Prescribed fire is a safe way to apply a natural process, ensure ecosystem health and reduce wildfire risk. Prescribed fire is safely applied by a team of fire experts under specified weather conditions ... READ MORE
In celebration of Florida’s Arbor Day, free tree seedlings will be given away on Friday, January 20, 9 am to 1 pm or until trees are gone. This event will be held at the John McMahon Environmental Center located at 132 Butler Avenue in ... READ MORE
January 20 is Arbor Day in Florida, and this Friday, Extension offices throughout the state will be hosting tree planting workshops and tree giveaways. Florida gets a jump on national arbor day, which isn’t until April, because this is the ... READ MORE
Over the years, odds are favorable that you have participated in an Arbor Day event. Maybe you planted a tree at your school, picked up a tree from a giveaway, or attended a dedication service with your local city or county. I've written ... READ MORE
FLORIDA TREE FARM PROGRAM PREPARES FOR 2023 ASSESSMENT
The Florida Tree Farm Program is preparing for our 2023 program assessment. The Program has been assessed three times since 2010 with no significant issues. The purpose of the assessment ... READ MORE
As you get ready for 2023, why not add planting a new tree to your list? Adopt-a-Tree makes it easy. If you are not familiar with Adopt-a-Tree, here is a quick synopsis.
Adopt-a-Tree events seek to give Orange County Residents an opportunity ... READ MORE