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Join the discussion about the Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve


April 27, 2022

Florida's newest Aquatic Preserve, the Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve (NCAP), is about to reach an important milestone. Since designation in 2020, managers and staff at Florida's Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) have worked hard ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Events, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Applied Research, Birds, Boating, Citizen Science, Cleanup, Climate Change, Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, InsideNatureCoast, Living Shoreline, Mangroves, Marine Debris, Marsh, Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve, Recreation, Research, Restoration, Scalloping, Sea Level Rise, Seagrass, Seagrass Scarring, Water Quality

WATER WEDNESDAY RECAP – HOW CAN I BE A GOOD STORMWATER NEIGHBOR?


April 26, 2022

Florida is known as the Sunshine State. In fact, it rains a lot here. The annual rainfall amounts range from 40 to 60 inches depending on the location (Florida Climate Center. 2016), which in turns generates a lot stormwater runoff. When it ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lawn, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: #WaterWednesday, GI, Green Infrastructure, Green Stormwater Infrastructure, Low-impact Development, Stormwater, Water Wednesday

WATER WEDNESDAY PREVIEW – IRRIGATING WITH RECLAIMED WATER


April 25, 2022

Florida is known as the Sunshine State. Take central Florida where Mid-Florida Research and Education Center is for example, on average, there are 233 sunny days per year in Orlando. In addition to the sunshine, I would also like to call Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Events, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: #WaterWednesday, Alternative Water, Irrigation, Reclaimed Water, Reuse Water, Water Conservation, Water Protection, Water Supply, Water Wednesday

Florida Land Steward Update, April 22, 2022


April 22, 2022

EARTH DAY 2022 - THANKS PRIVATE LAND STEWARDS FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES YOU PROVIDE! Today we celebrate Earth Day and recognize the critical resources that we all depend on for survival and inspiration. As a part of that we need to remember ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Earthday, Forest, Forest Carbon, Forest Management, Management, Natural Resources, Timber, Trees, Water

NATURE BOAT PONTOON TOURS: INTPRETATIVE TALKS ON THE WATER.


April 11, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium - Natural Resources J.Davis, UF/IFAS Extension, Sumter County and Hernando County, Bushnell, FL Situation: Florida is home to more than 7,800 freshwater lakes. The vastness of these water systems ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Extension, Hernando Co., Ifas Extension, J. Davis, Jim Davis, Natural Resources, NR, Sumter Co.

WISER LAWNS PROGRAM RESULTS IN WATER SAVINGS


April 10, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Horticulture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL)  L. Sanderson, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County, Bushnell, FL Situation.  Sumter County, Florida, is home to a significant part of The Villages, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Extension, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hort., Horticulture, Ifas Extension, L. Sanderson, Lisa Sanderson, Sumter Co.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™: Join us as we celebrate Water Conservation Month!


April 8, 2022

Join us as we celebrate Water Conservation Month! By Doris Heitzmann, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program Manager. April and May are typically the driest months of the year in Central Florida. Making this the perfect time to ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Arbor Day, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Irrigation, Landscape, Microirrigation, Nine Principles, Pinellas County, Sprinkler, Water, Water Conservation Month

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