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.
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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
Hurricanes are incredibly violent storms that can bring intense winds, heavy rain, floods, a storm surge, landslides, tornadoes, and coastal erosion. These storms are capable of causing incredible damage, and the key to protecting your boat ... READ MORE
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
Hurricane Irma is now two months behind us. While most of us are familiar with, and may still be dealing with the impacts of the storm on land, the impacts to coastal environments can also be significant, though often overlooked because they ... READ MORE
Was your farm impacted by Hurricane Irma? If so, please be welcome at this informational meeting to discuss options available for assistance.
The U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Service Center in Clay County is hosting a disaster assistance ... READ MORE
Pinellas County Parks and Conservation Resources (PCR) department manages more than 20,000 acres of parks and preserves enjoyed by more than 17 million visitors annually. When Hurricane Irma struck, PCR worked fast to have these valuable resources ... READ MORE
As a result of Hurricane Irma, many people are now dealing with the major job of clean-up and recovery. UF/IFAS Extension has a lot of resources and expertise that people can call upon as they have questions and are looking for solutions.
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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