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Youth take the plunge into environmental stewardship

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May 9, 2016

Can you tell me how old a fish is just by looking at a slice of bone? That’s one question youth will learn how to answer in the Manatee Marine Explorers Day Camp created by two University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Angela Collins, Environment Hot Topic, Florida Sea Grant, Michelle Atkinson, UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County

Birdwatching on the Farm

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April 26, 2016

We had a recent employee, Bill Dermott, who upon his departure gave me a list of all the birds he had observed at our research center over the last 6 months or so. We're talking about 80 different kinds of birds. This list consisted of the ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Alligators, Bird Watching, Florida Wild Life, Gulf Coast Research, Hawks, IFAS, Sandhill Cranes, Southern Hillsborough County, University Of Florida

Nature Tourism in the Panhandle – Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) – Okaloosa County

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April 26, 2016

ALL PHOTOS: MOLLY O’CONNOR   As many of you already know each month we have posted articles about nature tourism locations along the Intracoastal Waterway in the Florida Panhandle. This month we visit coastal Okaloosa County. The ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Recreation, Water
Tags: County, Intracoastal, Nature, Okaloosa, Panhandle, Panhandle Outdoors, Tourism, Waterway

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