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Broward County Native Orchid Project


October 18, 2020

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Reintroducing Native Orchids to South Florida The UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Florida-Friendly Landscaping program has joined forces with The Fort Lauderdale ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Conservation, Florida Friendly Landscape, Growing Orchids, Native Plants, Native Trees, Natural Conservations, Restoring Natives, Trees, Urban Area, Wildlife
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Florida fishing guide certification, on the web


October 16, 2020

Florida, the fishing capital of the world, has one of the most lucrative fishing industries in the United States. This industry provides jobs to thousands of people in the Sunshine State and contributes billions of dollars each year to the state's ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Fisheries, Fishing, Fishing Guide, Pgm_Marine
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Assistance Helps Farmers and Ranchers Conserve Natural Resources


October 16, 2020

Contact: Israel Vega 941.907.0011 ext. 3143 Application deadline for financial assistance is Nov. 20 GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 8, 2020 — Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners can apply until Nov. 20 for financial and technical ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Bobwhite Quail, Conservation, Eqip, Horticulture, Livestock, Longleaf Pine, NRCS, Organic, Soil Health, Water Conservation
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Study: For monarch butterflies, plant variety is the spice of life


October 15, 2020

As monarch butterflies make their transcontinental migration this month across North America, they will depend on milkweed plants to produce the next generation of this iconic butterfly species, which has seen declines of more than 80% in its ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Adam Dale, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Entomology And Nematology, Florida Museum Of Natural History, Jaret Daniels, News

Weed of the week : Ragweed Parthenium


October 14, 2020

Welcome to Weed Science Wednesday, a weekly series aimed at helping homeowners and horticulture professionals to better identify and manage common landscape weeds in Florida.   The weed of this week is ragweed parthenium (Parthenium ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Apopka, Central Florida, Chris Marble, Edis, Environmental Horticulture, Extension, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Greenhouse, Herbicides, Horticulture, Khamare, Landscape, Marble, MREC, Nursery, Plants, Research, Ufmrec, Weed Control, Weed Management, Weed Science, Weed Wednesday, Weeds
sea urchin

Diving into sea urchin feeding behavior: which seagrass plant is the tastiest and why?

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October 14, 2020

Written by Jamila Roth, a Ph.D. student in UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment   Sea urchins are marine invertebrates that look like spiny pin cushions. They live in coastal areas and eat large amounts of underwater ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, NCBS Graduate Students, Research, Seagrass, Water Quality

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