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7th Annual UF/IFAS Hernando County Coastal Cleanup

August 22, 2023

Gear up for the 7th Annual UF/IFAS Coastal Cleanup in Hernando County! Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023 Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Check-in Location: 6340 Shoal Lind Blvd., Spring Hill Pre-registration: https://2023coastalcleanup.eventbrite.ca Each ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Events, Natural Resources, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Coastal Cleanup, Florida Sea Grant, International Coastal Cleanup, Marine Debris, UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County

University of Florida launches survey to improve accessibility of information for Hispanic communities

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August 21, 2023

The University of Florida has launched an assessment survey to identify which natural resource, wildlife and agricultural interests and needs for information are most pressing to the Spanish-speaking communities across the Sunshine State.  This ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Cooperative Extension System, Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge, Hance Ellington, Hispanics, Natural Resource Extension, Natural Resources Extension Via Outreach, Needs Assessment, NUEVO, Spanish, Survey, UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research And Education Center, USDA National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, Wildlife

A Guide to Registering for Pesticide Exams (with pictures)

August 18, 2023

A common request I get from folks calling the extension office is how they go about getting their pesticide license. The Flagler County Extension Office offers free pesticide testing to the first 5 applicants to register for testing on the 2nd ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Certification, FDACS, Pesticide, UF IFAS Extension

Florida Land Steward Update, August 18, 2023

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August 18, 2023

HURRICANE SEASON RAMPING UP Tropical activity will likely be on the increase as we get into late August, September, and October. Our last installment of this season’s Hurricane Preparation and Recovery webinar series is coming up on Thursday ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Season, Online Course, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tree Farm, Wild Turkey, Wildlife

La encuesta de UF/IFAS y Florida Sea Grant busca la opinión de los usuarios de embarcaciones sobre los recursos existentes y los necesarios

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August 17, 2023

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS.  Florida Sea Grant desea escuchar a los usuarios de embarcaciones con el fin de evaluar su comprensión de las actividades ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Actividades De Navegacion, Agua Limpia, Aguas Residuales, Asociación Nacional De Fabricantes Marinos, Botes, Comisión De Conservación De Vida Silvestre Y Pesca De Florida, Cursos De Agua, Embarcaciones, Encuesta, Encuesta En Linea, Español, Florida, Florida Sea Grant, Impacto Económico, Navegación, Navegacion Recreacional, Navegantes, Noticias, Oceano Limpio, Practicas De Navegacion, Spanish, UF-IFAS, Veleros

UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant survey seeks boater input on existing and needed resources

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August 17, 2023

Florida Sea Grant wants to hear from boaters to gauge their understanding of boating activities and practices.  More specifically, they want to know what and where additional sewage disposal resources are needed from boaters while traveling ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Boating, Boating Activities, Boating Practices, Clean Oceans, Clean Rivers, Clean Water, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Sea Grant, National Marine Manufacturers, News, Recreational Boating, Recreational Watercrafts, Sewage Disposal, Sunshine State, Survey, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents, Watercraft, Waterways
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Five ways to help honey bees

August 17, 2023

National Honey Bee Day is August 19, and there are many ways to support the powerhouse pollinators. “Honey bees are critically important to our food supply,” said Amy Vu, UF/IFAS Extension state specialized agent in the Honey Bee Research ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Home Landscapes
Tags: Amy Vu, Gardening, Honey Bee Research And Extension Lab, Honey Bees, National Honey Bee Day, World Honey Bee Day

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