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Florida opens grant program for Ian-, Nicole-damaged beaches


January 31, 2023

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection sent the following information Jan. 31 regarding a grant program for beach restoration projects resulting from Hurricane Ian and/or Hurricane Nicole damages: For Immediate Release: Jan. ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Wildlife
Tags: Beach, Coast, Environment Florida Department Of Environmental Protection, FDEP, Hurricane, Pgm_Admin, Rejuvenation, Restoration, Restore, Shore, Storm

A Natural Disaster Can Significantly Impact a Family’s Financial Life

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January 26, 2023

A natural disaster can significantly impact a family's financial life. For example, in the aftermath of a hurricane, flood, or other incident, families often face skyrocketing costs for repairs and replacements that can significantly disrupt ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Homestead, Miami-Dade, South Florida, UF IFAS Extension

Florida Land Steward Update, January 13, 2023

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January 13, 2023

FLORIDA TREE FARM PROGRAM PREPARES FOR 2023 ASSESSMENT The Florida Tree Farm Program is preparing for our 2023 program assessment.  The Program has been assessed three times since 2010 with no significant issues.  The purpose of the assessment ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation Easements, Disaster Recovery, Ecosystem Services, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Online Course, Timber, Tree Farm, Trees, Wildlife

4-H Youth Emergency Team Graduates 5th Cadre


December 12, 2022

On Thursday, December 1st Nassau County 4-H and Emergency Management celebrated the graduation of their 5th Youth Emergency Team (YET) cadre. Far too often in life youth are expected to follow an adult’s lead, especially in emergency situations. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Community Resilience, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Preparedness, Nassau County, Nassau County 4-H, YET, Youth Emergency Team

Florida Land Steward Update, November 9, 2022

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November 9, 2022

ANOTHER STORM ON THE WAY I almost put away the generator last weekend. What was I thinking? After all the recent impacts from Hurricane Ian the timing of this could probably not be worse. As tropical storm Nicole approaches the east coast of ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Hurricane Preparation, Tree Farm, Wildlife

Prepare, Prioriza y Realiza para tormenta tropical Nicole


November 8, 2022

To read this article in English, go to: Hurricane Season: Plan, Prepare and Act - UF/IFAS Extension Orange County (ufl.edu) El huracán “Ian” que nos dejó un rastro de destrucción a su paso por el suroeste de Florida, atrapó a residentes ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #ocextensionnews, Disaster Prep, Home Safety Tips, Hurricane

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