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Peters's Rock Agama

My Internship Shadowing Experience: How do you live trap Peters’s rock agama?


June 29, 2022

My Background My name is Sean MacWilliam and I was born and raised in coastal SE Florida. I am currently a senior at the University of Florida studying Forest Resources and Conservation with a specialization in Protected Areas Management. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Events, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agama, Reptile, Trap, Trapping

Remote work and circular health


June 28, 2022

Remote working During the pandemic, tens of millions of workers, mostly office workers, were suddenly forced to work from home (WFH). In the beginning, there were many difficulties to address, especially when children were attending school ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Management, Recreation, Work & Life
Tags: Circular Health, Covid-19, IFAS One Health, One Health, Sustainable Development Goals, Transdisciplinarity, WFH, Working From Home

Nature Knowledge Webinar – Schedule and Recordings


June 28, 2022

Nature Knowledge is an online webinar sharing scientific knowledge on current issues affecting nature in Florida, supported by UF/IFAS Extension and hosted by Dr. Shelly Johnson, State Specialized Agent in Natural Resources. See below for ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Conservation, Natural Resources, Nature Knowledge, Wildlife, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation
A controlled burn at Austin Cary Memorial Forest. Photo taken 01-26-19.

Bees and Fire


June 27, 2022

Many people know that bees are the “essential workers” that keep plants in our yards, gardens, and farms healthy, beautiful, and productive. But what about bees in the wild? A new Ask IFAS publication ("Bees and Fire: How does Fire in Longleaf ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources

What is Hard Water?


June 27, 2022

Hard water is a result of dissolved minerals Calcium, Magnesium, and Manganese. Hard water is a very common problem, affecting water in more than 85% of the country (Water Quality Association). The term "hardness" is applied to the soap neutralizing ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Drinking Water, Hard Water, Hardness, Secondary Standards, Water, Water Agent, Water Hardness, Water RSA, Water Safety, Water Softener, Water Standards, Yilin Zhuang
cityscape with trees

Everything Gets Hotter In The City


June 24, 2022

It’s a cool, calm, collected drive through the rural backroads of Orange County. A place where fresh air and greenery is in abundance, and you can't help but roll the windows down, turn up the radio, and take a deep breath. But as the country ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources
Tags: Fresh Air, Greenspace, Ocextension, Ornamental Grasses, Shrubs, Trees, Urban Heat Island Effect

Provide for Wildlife- The Malachite Butterfly


June 24, 2022

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Our urban yards are the first line of defense to protect local wildlife. Have you ever thought about what happens when a native wooded area is cleared for a building ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: #ufbugs, Butterflies, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Insects, Landscapes, Lepidoptera, Malachite, Nature Conservation, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners, Urban Area, Urban Environments

Florida Land Steward Update, June 24, 2022


June 24, 2022

SIGN UP FOR SOUTHERN PINE BEETLE ASSISTANCE AND PREVENTION PROGRAM Last week - Sign up by Friday July 1, 2022 The Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and Prevention Program is offered to eligible non-industrial private forest landowners ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Management, Trees, Wildlife

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