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Species On The Move is back! May 15-19, 2023.


May 20, 2022

Species On The Move is back! Species On The Move is an international conference series on climate change covering marine, freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems. Species On The Move 2023 will be hosted by the University of Florida in Everglades ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: ClimateChange, Conservation, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, EvergladesNationalPark, SpeciesOnTheMove, UF Wildlife, UF-IFAS, WEC, WEC Department, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation
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June Class List


May 20, 2022

Join us at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County Office for some fun learning experiences this June! Below is our current class list for the month. 4-H Teen Teachers Training June 1  |  9:30 am to 3:30 pm Do you enjoy working with kids? ... READ MORE

Category: Events
Tags: 4-H, Agriculture, Archery, Brevard County, Child Safety, Coastal Restoration, Conservation, Environment, Family Safety, Finances, Florida Sea Grant, Gaming, Gardening, Natural Resources, Pest Control, Shooting Sports, STEM, Summer Camp, Sustainability, Youth
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Microirrigation for Vegetable Gardens


May 18, 2022

Microirrigation is an efficient way to water vegetable gardens and conserve our precious water supply. This goes along with Florida-Friendly Landscaping principle #2, Water Efficiently. Microirrigation is defined as a low volume, low flow ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Conservation, Fruit Tree, Irrigation, Microirrigation, Orange County, Resources, Spray, Vegetable, Water
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Installing your wireless rain sensor


May 2, 2022

Rain Sensors Anyone living in Florida who uses an automatic irrigation system is required by law to have a fully operational rain shut-off device. These devices are crucial in preventing overwatering, which can lead to a number of issues ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Conservation, Irrigation, Lawn, Pgm_Water, Programming, Rain Sensor, Storm, Turf, Water

Nature Knowledge Webinar – Schedule and Recordings


April 26, 2022

Nature Knowledge is an online webinar sharing scientific knowledge on current issues affecting nature in Florida, supported by UF/IFAS Extension and hosted by Dr. Shelly Johnson, State Specialized Agent in Natural Resources. See below for ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Conservation, Natural Resources, Nature Knowledge, Wildlife, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™: Join us as we celebrate Water Conservation Month!


April 8, 2022

Join us as we celebrate Water Conservation Month! By Doris Heitzmann, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program Manager. April and May are typically the driest months of the year in Central Florida. Making this the perfect time to ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Arbor Day, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Irrigation, Landscape, Microirrigation, Nine Principles, Pinellas County, Sprinkler, Water, Water Conservation Month

UF/IFAS CALS Top 10 Senior: Hannah Henry (WEC) interview


March 25, 2022

Each spring, the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) announces the student recipients and finalists of the 2021-2022 College of Agricultural and Life Sciences awards! These awards are made annually to students in the ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, UF/IFAS, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, UF Wildlife, UF/IFAS Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, WEC, WEC Department
Rain Gauge in Grass

How to use your rain gauge


March 22, 2022

Rain Gauges Ever heard of a rain gauge? No? Maybe you have an idea, but you aren't quite sure. Well, you've come to the right place. Read on to learn what a rain gauge is, how it works, and how easy it is to use one in your home landscape. What ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Conservation, Conserve, Irrigation, Pgm_Water, Preserve, Rain, Resources, Save, Water

2022 Energy Sweep kickoff: bringing efficiency and equity to Sarasota Housing Authority


March 15, 2022

This March, Sarasota County Sustainability staff and Energy Coach Volunteers partnered with the Sarasota Housing Authority (SHA) to install energy and water efficiency devices in low-income housing authority units. During the sweeps, Energy ... READ MORE

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

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