When you look at ponds, you might see birds and fish, but you probably don’t think about carbon. In fact, Florida’s 76,000 ponds store plenty of carbon, and a lot of it escapes into the atmosphere.
In fact, ponds lose more carbon via ... READ MORE
This year we have a renewed focus and energy toward climate issues and our role in addressing them. With that we are beginning a new Forest Carbon Bulletin service with our Florida Land Steward Program blog to help private landowners and our ... READ MORE
By Alexandra L. Bijak, Ph.D. Student
UF/IFAS Soil and Water Sciences Department
World Seagrass Day (March 1st) raises awareness of seagrasses and the ecosystem functions and services they provide. Seagrasses are flowering marine plants ... READ MORE
One increasingly popular garden method, sometimes also termed “no-dig” garden, is lasagna gardening. This technique utilizes permaculture practices to build up and help maintain soil organic matter. In Florida, where our soils tend to be ... READ MORE