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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

Narrowleaf Sunflower – Wild Weeds


October 1, 2022

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Narrowleaf Sunflower Helianthus angustifolius Narrowleaf Sunflower, also often called the Swamp Sunflower, is a native and common sunflower in Florida. You can find this plant naturally occurring in marshes, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Forests, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Natural Resources, NFLAG, Wild Weeds

Florida Land Steward Update, September 23, 2022

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September 23, 2022

SIGN UP FOR USDA NRCS ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY INCENTIVES PROGRAM (EQIP) BY SEPTEMBER 30 Agricultural producers and landowners in Florida are encouraged to apply to participate in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) by September ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Natural Resource Conservation, Prescribed Fires

Mayoría de árboles sobreviven vientos de huracanes de categoría 1, pero los expertos instan a la precaución

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September 14, 2022

A medida que se acerca la parte media de la temporada de huracanes en el Atlántico, un estudio de University of Florida muestra que la mayoría de los árboles soportan vientos típicos de una tormenta tropical de hasta 95 mph, durante huracanes ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Arboles, Evaluaciones De Riesgo, FEMA, Horticultura, Huracán, Huracán Irma, Huracan Mattew, Huracanes, Hurricane, Hurricane Preparation, Tormenta Tropical, UF-IFAS, Viento

Florida Land Steward Update, September 2, 2022

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September 2, 2022

NEW PASTURELAND REFORESTATION PILOT PROJECT SEEKING  LANDOWNERS IN FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO PARTICIPATE Arbor Day Carbon (ADC) and American Forest Foundation (AFF) are working together to convert marginalized pasture and agricultural lands into ... 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, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Season, Timber

Is Planetary Health a relative of Circular Health?


September 1, 2022

In 1994 Dr. Per Fugelli, a physician working at the Institute of Social Medicine of Oslo, published a paper titled “In Search of a Global Social Medicine”. Its abstract neatly summarizes his call to action for the medical profession: “Patient ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Forests, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Circular Health, Climate Change, Conservation, One Health At UF, One Health Center, Sustainable Development Goals

St. John’s Wort – Wild Weeds


September 1, 2022

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month St. John's Wort Hypericum tetrapetalum St. John's Wort is an evergreen perennial shrub found in Florida. Blooms typically appear in late spring but can be found throughout the year. Flowers are bright lemon-yellow ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Natural Resources, NFLAG, Wild Weeds

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