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Master Naturalist program inspires action on environment


July 30, 2021

Once upon a time, the Blackwater River was a conveyor belt of prosperity. Loggers floated longleaf pine trunks to the mills. But once the longleafs were all cut, the mills, landings, and structures that supported the industry were abandoned. ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water
Tags: An Angle On IFAS, Extension, Master Naturalist, Natural Resources
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Teaching with Passion


July 29, 2021

(This blog post is fifth in a series recounting a summer internship opportunity for students from UF's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Collaborating with Martin County 4-H Youth Development and Florida Sea Grant extension agents, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: 4-H, CALS, Conservation, Florida Sea Grant, IFASwater, Internship, Martin County, UF IFAS Extension, Youth Development

Plastics and Earth’s Ocean: Part 2


July 29, 2021

That plastic bottle that you saw floating ashore will eventually enter our food chain. This is Part 2 of a blog series covering plastic pollution in Earth's oceans. Read Part 1 here. Impacts on climate change Oil, gas, and coal are the fossil-fuel ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Climate Change, Marine Conservation, Marine Life, Microplastics, One Health, Plastic Food Chain, Plastic Pollution

Beat the Heat Summer CEU Sale


July 29, 2021

Are you short on CEUs and needing to renew your license soon? Are you simply looking to stay ahead and get your CEUs well before your license expires? The Pesticide Information Office has you covered. During our Beat the Heat Summer CEU sale ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Events, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, Water
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Canvas, Certification, CEU, Continuing Education Credits, Continuing Education Units, License, Pesticide, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide License, Sale

A Boost for Hernando County’s Scallop Season


July 27, 2021

Over the last year, a team of volunteers worked hard to help give the bay scallop population off Hernando's coast a much-needed boost. These volunteers go by the name of "Scallop Sitters." Their efforts have not gone unnoticed by visitors ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Florida Sea Grant, Hernando, Scallops, UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County

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