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Florida Land Steward Update, June 17, 2022


June 17, 2022

REPORT ALL YOUR WILD TURKEY SIGHTINGS THIS SUMMER The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s 2022 wild turkey summer survey has launched! Landowners, citizen scientists, conservationists, hunters, and other outdoor enthusiasts ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Season, Prescribed Fires, Timber, Tree Farm, Trees, Wildlife

Music as a therapy to improve the life quality of patients living with dementia


June 17, 2022

Introduction Music has a profound impact on the lives of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. I know this firsthand after caring for my late father who passed from complications with fronto-temporal dementia. ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, Work & Life
Tags: Alzheimer, Dementia, Music, Music Therapy, One Health Uf

Everything you need to know about One Health


June 15, 2022

Last March, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) joined the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) to constitute ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Health & Nutrition, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS
Tags: Circular Health, Covid-19, FAO, Interdisciplinarity, One Health, Sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals, UNEP, Who, WOAH

Bean Power


June 15, 2022

Beans may not have the mouthwatering appeal as other food choices, but do you know the power that beans have on your nutrition and health? Beans are a source of protein and that is fuel for our muscles to stay strong. They are also considered ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition
Tags: Beans, Pulses

The Rain Sensor: Is your Rainy Season Hero Alive and Well?


June 14, 2022

Over here in Southwest Florida, rainy season has officially begun! The unsung hero of the rainy season is none-other than the rain sensor! Rain sensors interrupt your irrigation system controller's programmed schedule when adequate rainfall ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Irrigation, Mobile Irrigation Lab, Rain, Rain Sensor, Save Water, Sprinklers, Water Conservation

Energy improvements at Sarasota Housing Authority: That’s a wrap for the Annex!


June 10, 2022

Sarasota County Sustainability staff and Sarasota Housing Authority (SHA) kicked off the summer by completing energy- and water-efficiency improvements for the last three floors at SHA’s Annex building in downtown Sarasota. Our team ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources
Tags: Conservation, Energy, Equity, Low Income, Pgm_Sustain, Saving, Water

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