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Better with Butterflies: Buckeye

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September 6, 2022

Welcome back to our monthly blog in which we discuss a few interesting facts about butterflies in general and a specific type of butterfly each month. Of the six known butterfly families, this month we will address the last two, the brush ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Butterflies, Butterfly, Butterfly Garden, Clay County, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscaping, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Pollinators

Florida Land Steward Update, September 2, 2022

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September 2, 2022

NEW PASTURELAND REFORESTATION PILOT PROJECT SEEKING  LANDOWNERS IN FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO PARTICIPATE Arbor Day Carbon (ADC) and American Forest Foundation (AFF) are working together to convert marginalized pasture and agricultural lands into ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Carbon, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Season, Timber

St. John’s Wort – Wild Weeds


September 1, 2022

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month St. John's Wort Hypericum tetrapetalum St. John's Wort is an evergreen perennial shrub found in Florida. Blooms typically appear in late spring but can be found throughout the year. Flowers are bright lemon-yellow ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Natural Resources, NFLAG, Wild Weeds

Tasks and Duties throughout the Life Cycle of a Worker Honey Bee

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August 22, 2022

Have you ever wondered where the saying, “busy like a bee” comes from? Well, it comes from the worker honey bee - known to be the most active bee of their species, Apis millifera, as they are faced with many different tasks and duties throughout ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Acknowledge, Apis Mellifera, Bugs, Colonies, Colony, Cycle, Drones, Duties, Duty, Eggs, Honey, Honey Bee, Insects, Laying Workers, Life, Life Cycle, Nectar, Needs To Bee Protected, Pollen, PolliNATION, Pollinator, Pollinators, Queen, Save The Bees, Task, Tasks, Worked, Worker Honey Bee, Workers, Working

Better With Butterflies: The Atala

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August 19, 2022

Welcome back to our monthly blog in which we discuss a few interesting facts about butterflies in general and a specific type of butterfly. Of the six known butterfly families, this month we will address the gossamer winged, also known as ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Butterflies, Butterfly, Butterfly Garden, Clay County, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscaping, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Monarch, Native, Pollinator, Pollinators, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, August 19, 2022

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August 19, 2022

NEW PASTURELAND REFORESTATION PILOT PROJECT SEEKING  LANDOWNERS IN FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO PARTICIPATE Arbor Day Carbon (ADC) and American Forest Foundation (AFF) are working together to convert marginalized pasture and agricultural lands into ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Carbon, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Natural Resource Conservation, Prescribed Fires, Timber, Wildlife

Bugs, Drones, and Trees! Oh, My!


August 18, 2022

Introduced in the 1840s as an ornamental, the Brazilian peppertrees (Schinus terebinthifolia) are one of Florida's most widespread invaders. They are abundant throughout the south, central, and parts of northern Florida, spanning canals, coastal ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Biological Control, Brazilian Peppertree, Florida Sea Grant, Invasive Species, UF Bugs, UF Entomology, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County

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