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Coastal Shoreline Restoration from the couch

April 10, 2020

Going virtual In Cedar Key, we are actively working to restore and enhance shoreline habitats - or, at least, we were until COVID-19 threw a wrench in our plans. But we press on! We are excited to announce that you can join a very special coastal ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources
Tags: Cedar Key, Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, Florida Master Naturalist Program, InsideNatureCoast, Living Shoreline, Marsh, NCBS Volunteers, Oysters, Restoration, Shoreline Restoration

2020 National Cover Crop Survey – Farmer Input Needed by April 12, 2020

April 9, 2020

As we approach the end of the growing season here in South Florida, now can be a good time to think about planting summer cover crops. University of Florida researcher, Dr. Danielle Treadwell, shares that there is currently a real need to hear ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water
Tags: Agriculture, Cover Crop, Martin County, Soil Health, UF IFAS Extension

Bird Watching Series: Birds of Prey

April 9, 2020

During these uncertain times everyone is trying to find ways to pass the time, whether this means being unproductive or productive. One PRODUCTIVE and educational way we can pass the time is by learning about the local wildlife. Not only does ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Forests, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: 4-H, Activity, HCLivestock, Highlands County, Highlands County 4-H, Livestock, Master Gardeners, Wildlife

UF/IFAS RCREC Graduate Student Highlight: Tyler Buckley

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April 9, 2020

By: Bethany Wight, Biologist UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center Charles “Tyler” Buckley grew up on the coast of Georgia in Savannah, which holds a strong place in his heart and he hopes to return there someday. Growing ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Bethany Wight, Student Highlight, Tyler Beckley

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