In 2016, there was a 4th grade science teacher named Mary who had a class of 22 students. She wanted to do more interactive activities in her class but most science activity kits did not fit into her budget. She was frustrated ... READ MORE
I don't know about you, but I like the idea of a business being conservative and eco-friendly. I especially like it when they point out their conservation efforts so I can give them kudos for their efforts and, as a good consumer, continue to ... READ MORE
On a monthly basis, from February through November, we present Composting, Microirrigation and Rainwater Harvesting Workshops at the UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County. These workshops are free to Hillsborough County residents.
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For an easy-to-implement approach to create and maintain an attractive and healthy landscape that protects Florida’s natural resources, follow the nine steps listed below.
Right Plant, Right Place – Select plants that require minimal ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A professor with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences hopes to use his research on water conservation to help farmers in India.
In 2014, the National Crime Records Bureau of India reported ... READ MORE
With a growing population, running out of water is a big concern. Wells are constantly being placed for new homes which are causing springs, aquifers, streams and lakes to go dry. How can we help to conserve water? Water reclaiming ... READ MORE
If you live in Florida, you know that the weather is hot and dry most of the time. How can you keep your yard beautiful all of the time and be economically friendly, even through the dry seasons? Florida-Friendly landscaping is the ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida IFAS Extension has teamed up with Virginia Tech to offer free bacteria testing for well users affected by Hurricane Irma. So far, five counties—Lee, Pasco, Marion, Sarasota and Clay—are participating.
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Whether for hobby photography or checking out slope conditions, the uses for small unmanned aerial systems, or sUAS-mounted cameras, are endless. But what about taking the many uses for sUAS-mounted technology and applying it to help conserve ... READ MORE