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Generator Use During the Hurricanes Can Kill You

October 18, 2022

If you are like my family, you have purchased a generator to prevent food losses and to run a fan during a power outage.  Whenever combustion occurs (whether from a generator, a fire, a gas-fired water heater or stove) carbon monoxide is produced. ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: #naturaldisaster, Carbon Monoxide, Generator Safety, Hurricanes, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County
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Hurricane Ian Q&A for coastal communities

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October 13, 2022

Florida Sea Grant is hosting a live event open to the public tomorrow to answer questions about impacts to coastal communities in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant experts will address questions related to boating ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Bay County, Charlotte County, Coastal And Marine Resources, Coastal Living, Collier County, Florida Sea Grant, Food And Resource Economics Department, Hurricane Ian, Q&A, Sarasota County, UF/IFAS Extension Bay County, UF/IFAS Extension Collier County, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents

Recuperación de los árboles después de la tormenta

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October 12, 2022

El huracán Ian, aunque no directamente, impactó a los Cayos en Florida durante su trayectoria. Aunque no con la misma magnitud con la que afectó otras partes del estado, los importantes vientos huracanados y marejadas ciclónicas causaron ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Arboles, Español, Huracán, Huracan Ian, Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Inundacion, Mitigacion De Danos, Poda, Spanish, Tormenta

Hurricane-damaged tree assessment – remove the tree or attempt restoration – that is the question

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October 10, 2022

The roof is fine, you have fixed the leaning fence and the floods have receded.  Your landscape is in a relative mess, but your trees are giving you some real concerns.  Can you make an informed decision on what needs to happen next related ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Landscapes
Tags: Charlotte County, Damaged Tree, Florida Certified Arborists, Hurricane, Hurricane Recovery

Emergency Loan Programs for Small Businesses Impacted by Hurricane Ian 

October 9, 2022

Last modified: October 9, 2022 10:00 PM Both the state and federal government have emergency loan programs for small businesses impacted by Hurricane Ian. The table below provides basic information on three of the loan programs and links ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: Disaster Assistance, Fishery Disaster, Florida DEO, Hurricane Ian, Marine Industry, SBA, SBDC, Small Business, Small Business Administration

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