Hi there! My name is Ozzy the Otter, and I have some exciting news for you. Treasure Quest locations have popped up all across Sarasota County! Come play with me and learn all about what nature has to offer at your favorite park or library. ... READ MORE
Iconic signature of tropical coastlines
Visitors to Florida like to associate palm trees with the tropics, but for those who know them, mangroves are really the iconic coastal signature of the topics.
Worldwide, there are 50 species ... READ MORE
On behalf of Florida Land Steward and Florida Tree Farm Program partners, we THANK YOU for all that you do for the stewardship of forests and natural resources in Florida. Your efforts provide innumerable benefits to the ... READ MORE
Do I need a descending tool on-board when fishing from my vessel for reef fish in Florida? The answer is YES! But the regulations are a little different depending upon where you are fishing. Atlantic Ocean federal waters (3+ nautical ... READ MORE
The Florida Keys, with their turquoise waters, vibrant marine life, and stunning coral reefs, have long been a haven for boaters and sailors. This unique and fragile ecosystem holds a treasure trove of natural beauty and wonders. However, ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) student Sydney Switzer wrangled horses and guests alike this past summer. The animal sciences senior interned as a wrangler at Sombrero Stables in Estes Park, Colorado.
Switzer worked ... READ MORE
THANKS, VETERANS, FOR YOUR SERVICE!
We honor and give thanks to all military veterans of the United States Armed Forces. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE! Enjoy the Holiday!
FALL-WINTER 2023 (Vol 12, No 4) ISSUE OF QUARTERLY FLORIDA LAND STEWARD ... READ MORE
You may be seeing this blog update for the first time after requesting this service at one of the Florida Forests Week events held last week. We provide our Land Steward updates in this format as it may be easier to read than the email ... READ MORE
Welcome to the second blog of the Florida 101 series. If you haven’t read it yet, go back and check out our first entry on Florida weather.
Understanding tides is vital to being able to appreciate life on the coast! Tides affect ... READ MORE