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Water Conservation in Polk County


June 14, 2022

Our water resources are stretched today providing us with water for our homes, our crops, factories, businesses, and nature. Unfortunately, today's problem will only continue as the population of Central Florida grows. As we look for other water ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lawn, Water
Tags: Conservation, Florida Lawns, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lawn And Garden, Plants, Polk County, Saving Water, Water, Water Conservation

The Rain Sensor: Is your Rainy Season Hero Alive and Well?


June 14, 2022

Over here in Southwest Florida, rainy season has officially begun! The unsung hero of the rainy season is none-other than the rain sensor! Rain sensors interrupt your irrigation system controller's programmed schedule when adequate rainfall ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Irrigation, Mobile Irrigation Lab, Rain, Rain Sensor, Save Water, Sprinklers, Water Conservation

Florida Land Steward Update, June 10, 2022


June 10, 2022

CHECK OUT THE NEW FAMILY FOREST VIRTUAL COMMUNITY Family forest owners are invited to join the American Forest Foundation’s (AFF) brand new virtual community, The Family Forest, a home for family forest owners and the people who support them. ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Ecosystem Services, Family Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Season, Timber, Tree Farm, Trees, USDA

Exploration Gardens – A UF/IFAS Extension Botanical Garden


June 9, 2022

Do you want to get inspiration to design flower beds or gardens in your yard, are looking for a free excursion for your family, or just wanting to enjoy nature? The University of Florida/IFAS Extension campus in Orange County has a beautiful ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Botanical, Demonstration Garden, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Garden Tour, Ocextension, Orange County, Orlando, Self Guided Tour, Tour

World Oceans Day: Why it matters for One Health?


June 9, 2022

I would like to celebrate World Oceans Day on our very own One Health Blog by identifying where the interconnections between realms happen within the ocean context. By interconnections, I mean the One Health philosophy concept of humans, ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Climate Change, Conservation, One Health, One Health At UF, Transdisciplinarity, University Of Florida, Women In Science, World Oceans Day

¡Feliz Día Mundial de los Océanos! Maneras fáciles de celebrar ayudando


June 8, 2022

Hoy, como cada 8 de junio desde 1992, muchas personas en todo el mundo celebran el Día Mundial de los Océanos. Este evento fue creado para abogar e inspirar a las personas, comunidades y naciones a tomar medidas sobre el uso sostenible, la ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Conservación De Los Océanos, Día Mundial De Los Océanos, DíaMundialdelosOcéanos, Oceans, Pgm_Marine, Plásticos, World Oceans Day

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