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New research examines how hurricanes impact inland waters


June 22, 2020

A hurricane is a devastating natural disaster. Loss of life and destruction of property are two things most people think of in the aftermath of a hurricane. New UF/IFAS-led research focuses on how hurricanes impact some inland waters. “A ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Estuary, Hurricane, Hurricane Irma, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Tracey Schafer
Satellite imagery of a hurricane eye beginning to move over South Florida

Hurricane Season Is Here


June 24, 2019

The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season has begun, and UF/IFAS Extension is preparing for all potential emergencies. Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center are predicting a season similar to last year’s, with 9 to 15 named storms, 2 ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2019 Hurricane Season, Florida, Florida Hurricane Season, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Michael, Mental Health First Aid, Panhandle, University Of Florida
Hurricane Irma Damage of IFAS Bldg

Collier County Extension Building Takes a Hurricane Hit


February 1, 2018

Hurricane Irma roared through Collier County taking roofs, screens, signs, trees, foliage, electricity and cell phone service. The UF IFAS Extension Collier County building was hit hard. The metal roof was ripped off, the ceiling collapsed ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Events, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Collier County, Hurricane Irma, New Extension Location, Twyla Leigh
Hurricane Irma Updates featured image

UF/IFAS Extension steps up to feed hungry children, babies in southwest Florida


September 19, 2017

  BROOKSVILLE, Fla. --- Laurie Hurner could hear the children and babies crying in hunger in her sleep. The University of Florida IFAS Extension Highlands County director knew she had to feed children left hungry by Hurricane Irma, so ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Babies, Children, Featured Hot Topic, Hernando County, Highlands County, Hurricane Irma, News

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