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How nature can protect us from natural disasters


June 4, 2021

Ecosystem Services Did you know that our beautiful Florida environment can protect us from natural disasters? These ecosystem services, or contributions that the environment provides for human well-being, are crucial during our times of ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Conservation, Corals, Disasters, Ecosystem Services, Environment, Erosion, Forests, Hurricanes, Nature, Pgm_EcoNR, Storm, Water, Wetlands
Soil and Water Erosion

Sediment and Erosion Control


December 11, 2017

As described in the Equine Best Management Practices manual, sediment and erosion control measures are permanent or temporary practices to prevent sediment loss from fields, slow water flow, and/or trap and collect debris and sediments in runoff ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Best Management Practices, BMP, Control, Debris, Equine, Erosion, Farm, Farm Management, Livestock, Overgrazing, Prevention, Runoff Water, Sediment
Cover Crops

Utilize Cover Crops to Optimize Soil Quality


November 15, 2017

It is no secret that Florida’s soils are less than ideal from both a nutrient and production standpoint; finding ways to maximize soil health will have production benefits as well as environmental benefits. Utilizing cover crops is a great ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: Annual, Bainum, Caitlin, Cattle, Cover, Crops, Equine, Erosion, Fertile, Forage, Herbage, Irrigation, Legumes, Perennial, Planting, Soil, Yield

Protect the Waterfront


January 5, 2015

  Protect the Waterfront. Plants planted along the water’s edge, both in the water and along the shoreline have many benefits. They naturally add aesthetic value, help reduce erosion and filter pollution. They create nursery habitat ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Birds, Erosion, Florida Friendly, Habitat, Landscapes, Stormwater, Water, Wildlife

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