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NCBS Intern Report: Historical Aspects of Common Snook Expansion on Florida’s Nature Coast


January 14, 2022

Written by 2021 Summer Intern, Katie Everett This past summer, I had the exceptional experience of working with Charlie Martin, Mike Allen, and Ashley McDonald at the Nature Coast Biological Station in Cedar Key. My project focused on investigating ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Fisheries, Fishing, Human Dimensions, NCBS Interns, Research, Snook

Research Guide: Selective Torpedograss Control in Aquatic Systems


January 11, 2022

Torpedograss (Panicum repens) is one of the most serious weeds in Florida, with management costs reaching approximately $2 million a year in flood control systems. By 1992, torpedograss had been found in over 70% of Florida's public waters. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Aquatic Plant Management, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Communications, Environmental Education, Natural Resources, Turning Science Into Solutions, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS CAIP

Volunteering—Answering Life’s Most Persistent and Urgent Question


January 10, 2022

On January 17, we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As a federal holiday, many of us will enjoy this Monday off from work. It makes for a nice long weekend, a short breather as we return from the holidays and prepare ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Andra Johnson, Day Of Service, Martin Luther King Jr., Volunteering
Coastal Shoreline Restoration

Master Naturalist Coastal Shoreline Restoration Course Begins March 17, 2022


January 5, 2022

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR THE UF/IFAS FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST COASTAL SHORELINE RESTORATION 100% ONLINE COURSE The UF/ IFAS St Lucie, Martin and Escambia County Extension offices are collaborating on the upcoming Florida Master Naturalist Program ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Coastal Shoreline Restoration, Living Shorelines, Marine, Master Naturalist, Masternaturalist
Roseate Spoonbill

Florida Master Naturalist Environmental Interpretation Course Begins Jan. 31, 2022


December 20, 2021

The UF/ IFAS Extension St Lucie County is pleased to announce the upcoming Florida Master Naturalist Program Environmental Interpretation course. This FMNP course provides 24 hours of educational coursework including presentations, class discussions ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Master Naturalist, FMNP, Interpretation

Join Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer Class 2022


December 19, 2021

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Are you interested in becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer in Broward County? Who are the Master Gardener Volunteers? Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) are horticultural ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Community Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Ambassadors, Broward, Broward County, Extension, Florida Friendly Landscape, Master Gardener Program, South Florida, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners, UF/IFAS Solutions, Urban Area, Urban Environments, Urban Food Systems, Volunteers

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