The rise in popularity of backyard chickens in Pinellas County brings up many questions about best management practices. There are various ordinances depending on your location and which city you live in. Each city has its own ordinances… Read More
Category: Natural Resources
From pest control to pollination, learn why bats are essential to our ecosystem. More…
Florida provides many opportunities to enjoy nature. Those who like hiking, camping or swimming may have been acquainted with the many species of snakes native to the state—46 to be exact. While this number may scare some people, only… Read More
When you think of Halloween, you probably envision candy, scary movies and trick-or-treating, but what about sustainability? From costumes to decorations, Halloween actually provides a great opportunity to put sustainable practices into action.
Bats have had a bad reputation as blood-sucking flying rodents for years, but some facts about these nocturnal creatures may surprise you.
Buying local produce and nuts makes you more open to eating fresh fruits and vegetables, highlights the significance of agriculture and boosts your local economy. Since Florida pecans are available from October to January, now is the perfect time to purchase… Read More
October is when the fall season really sets in. Besides cooler temperatures and shorter daylight hours, this month will bring about new animals and wildlife activity. Find out how Florida’s wildlife spend their fall in October wildlife happenings. More…
With fall’s arrival, it’s the perfect opportunity for you to be more eco-friendly in your home and in your daily routine.
Essential oils–you may have heard of them, but what exactly are they? These oils are volatile, aromatic substances drawn from plants. From rituals to medicine, essential oils have been used for a variety of reasons throughout history. Now, people typically… Read More
Whether you work from home or in an office, these tips can help you create a “green” workspace for better health, mood and productivity—and a cleaner environment.