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Make Your Pond Attractive to Wildlife


March 23, 2022

You can add some plants to make it look natural and attract wildlife  Having a lawn around the pond is not the best answer for attracting wildlife. According to the Florida Friendly principles, a lawn should not be any closer than 10 feet ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Eva Pabon, Florida Water, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Water Protection, Wildlife

Just Published – Private Wells 101: Bacterial Contamination and Shock Chlorination


March 11, 2021

Private Wells 101: Bacterial Contamination and Shock Chlorination JUST PUBLISHED: Looking for information on how to treat bacterial contamination in your private well with shock chlorination? Check out our newest UF/IFAS Extension Publication, ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: #WaterWednesday, Bacterial Contamination, Chlorine Shock, Contamination, Florida Water, Hurricane Well Prep, Shock Wells, Water, Water Central Florida, Water Wednesday, Well, Yilin Zhuang

Water Wednesday Recap: Florida’s Water Policies


March 5, 2021

Water Wednesday in March will feature Clean Water. To start, we briefly reviewed the Florida water policies and regulations in last Water Wednesday. Before clean water laws, raw sewage sometimes kept swimmers out of the surf at Florida beaches. ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: #WaterWednesday, Central Florida Water Initiative, Florida, Florida Water, Water, Water Policy, Water Quality, Water Wednesday

Water Wednesday Recap: Florida’s Water Policies 1


March 5, 2021

Water Wednesday in March will feature Clean Water. To start, we briefly reviewed the Florida water policies and regulations in last Water Wednesday. Before clean water laws, raw sewage sometimes kept swimmers out of the surf at Florida beaches. ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: #WaterWednesday, Central Florida Water Initiative, Florida, Florida Water, Shashank Test 1, Shashank Test 2, Shashank Test 3, Water, Water Policy, Water Quality, Water Wednesday

Preview: Florida Water Policy


March 1, 2021

  It's no secret that water is Florida's most precious resource. After all, Florida is surrounded by 1,350 miles of coastline and home to more than 7,800 natural lakes 0 including the 448,000-acre Lake Okeechobee. With a growing ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: #WaterWednesday, Central Florida Water Initiative, Florida Water, Florida Water Policy, Florida Water Quality, MREC, Water Policy, Water Quality, Water Wednesday, Yilin Zhuang

Water Wednesdays Recap – The Economic Value of Florida’s Springs


November 17, 2020

Springs are extremely important for the state of Florida. They provide vast natural, recreational, and economic values. They also provide scientific value and offer critical habitats for plants and animals, including endangered or threatened ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Economic Value, Florida Springs, Florida Water, State Park, UF IFAS Extension Water Agents, Water RSA, Water Wednesdays, Yilin Zhuang

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