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Category: Work & Life

Fuel Forward

Ever feel like the energy fuel tank is on empty? Wake up tired, go to work tired, go home tired, and the cycle repeats day after day, making you think you’re in the movie Groundhog Day. Most people… Read More

Hurricane Season Begins: Federal Program Protects Public Safety

Hurricane Season Begins Federal Program Protects Public Safety GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 1, 2021 — Hurricane season officially begins today and the Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) may be able to help if your area suffers damage from a natural disaster. The… Read More

Free virtual series to share home maintenance tips

“Living Well Wednesdays” is a free quarterly UF/IFAS Extension program from Northwest Florida family and consumer sciences experts. Each quarter explores a different topic. The next topic covered will be indoor and outdoor home maintenance. The three-part series… Read More

Hurricane Coming! Learn to Protect Your Forest

Hurricanes and Trees When most people think of preparing property for big storms, they imagine protecting a house: putting up storm shutters, stowing lawn furniture, and filling the bathtub. Most public service messages are aimed at homeowners, too…. Read More

Master Gardener Volunteers on… composting

By Gail Hendrickson Master Gardener Volunteer Program team member I like to cook and I like to eat a lot of fresh, locally grown vegetables. Consequently, I became a Community Supported Agricultural (CSA) farm subscriber a couple years… Read More

How Do I Get a License to Trim Trees in Broward County?

Why do I need a license to trim trees? Trees are amazing! They grow in stature and are long lived.  Just like us, trees can have special needs, be injured, and because of such injury, can decline or even… Read More