The crustaceans belong to the most successful group of animals on the planet – the arthropods. The phylum Arthropoda has an estimated 800,000 species, some say almost one million, which equates to about 90% of all animals on the planet. ... READ MORE
Blogs 1-4 of “Parts of the Pesticide Label” covered personal safety, “How Do I Protect Myself?” At this point many are ready to start using the pesticide, I mean “hey I’m safe, let’s go!” That is all well and good, but our responsibility ... READ MORE
Signs of "springtime" in central Florida...
If you've been a long-time reader of this blog, you already know that I love to highlight the unique changes of Florida's seasons. "Springtime" in Florida is no exception.
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A protected estuary in north Florida comprised of the Guana Lake and Guana River is showing signs of pollution.
Home to incredibly rich marshes, mounds of mussels and live oyster reefs, scientists are hoping shellfish might be a way to ... READ MORE
Weaving its quiet path through the most intensely developed portions of Pensacola, it is easy to forget that Carpenter’s Creek is there. Beginning at a springhead near Olive Road (on property recently purchased by the county), the creek ... READ MORE
Support Polk County Agri-Fest by visiting https://givingday.ufl.edu/campaigns/polk-county-extension#/
Residents throughout Florida can support the University of Florida by donating on Gator Giving Day, Feb. 18
Gifts support ... READ MORE
UPCOMING MEETINGS & EVENTS
The Dog House Club Meetings: Tuesdays, 6pm, Farmers Market, Crestview
Created to Create Art Club Meeting: Monday,
March 15th, 6pm, Extension Office Crestview. Country Club Meeting: Monday, ... READ MORE
Pinellas County ~ · Natural Resource Blogs
Sometimes I feel like a broken record saying, “Pinellas County is the most densely populated county in the state.” But it’s a big deal. We are a small county with a lot of people. Despite ... READ MORE
What is rewilding? In rewilding a yard, a gardener returns a part of their yard to nature. This includes encouraging beneficial insects, reducing herbicide and pesticide use, pruning less, and planting more native plants. This practice is becoming ... READ MORE
Let the good times roll! Shrimp gumbo, shrimp creole, fried shrimp, steamed shrimp, the list is endless of dishes you can create using this versatile seafood product. For this episode of Fl. Seafood at your Fingertips LIVE, Chris Verlinde will ... READ MORE