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Strategies to Encourage Adoption of Stormwater Pond Best Management Practices (BMPs) by Homeowners


August 24, 2015

Man-made ponds can be a useful way to collect, store, and treat stormwater runoff in residential areas. However, these ponds can become polluted when runoff contains fertilizers, pesticides, and pet waste from the neighborhood. This 8-page fact ... READ MORE

Category: Water
Tags: Department Of Agricultural Education And Communication, Emily Ott, Gail Hansen, Laura Warner, Michelle Atkinson, Ondine Wells, Paul Monaghan, Sgrenrock, Stormwater Ponds

Encouraging Landscape Water-Conservation Behaviors #3: Developing Extension and Outreach Messages That Encourage Landscape Water Conservation Practice Adoption


August 21, 2015

Message framing can be an effective tool for crafting messages for a target audience. This 5-page fact sheet explains how Extension can use gain and loss message framing to encourage Florida residents who irrigate their home landscape to adopt ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Alexa Lamm, Courtney Owens, Department Of Agricultural Education And Communication, Joy Rumble, Laura Warner, Randall Cantrell, Sgrenrock, Water Conservation

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