Ah, warm weather. Stunning biodiversity. Idyllic spots for basking. These are a few iconic aspects of life in Florida.
Unfortunately, so are hurricanes.
These large storms and their effects are sometimes taken for granted. Weather-related ... READ MORE
Hurricanes and natural disasters are nothing new to Floridians, but we are in uncharted territory when we try to manage disasters during a pandemic. That makes making planning for disasters paramount. The second edition of the Homeowner’s ... READ MORE
While living in Florida has its perks, the one thing that can ruin it (and rather quickly) is hurricane season. By now we should have all our hurricane preparation plan ready. But Wait! There is one more thing you need to do to prepare.
In ... READ MORE
By Yvonne Florian and Christine Kelly-Begazo
Hurricane season will be upon us June first. As if we didn't already have enough to keep our pantry challenged, add to it the task of stocking up for storm season. But this can be ... READ MORE
The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Hurricanes can happen along any U.S. Coast and can affect areas more than 100 mile inland. September is the most active month.
It is best to be well prepared as hurricanes can ... READ MORE
Urban forests, including trees and shrubs, are a critical resource. They provide a host of benefits that support our health and prosperity. Hurricanes can be extremely damaging to communities and urban forests. During these storms trees can ... READ MORE
Hurricane Season begins June 1st and many are still putting the pieces back together from Irma. So what does landscape hurricane preparedness mean?
Address the Hazards
Hurricane Irma created a lot of damage to our mature tree canopy and ... READ MORE
Agricultural producers face unique challenges when preparing for and recovering from disasters. With that in mind, we have summarized relevant information from our Disaster Handbook for you. We also offer guidelines and safety tips for restoring ... READ MORE
Be Prepared. Be Ready. Stay Safe:
National Hurricane Preparedness Week 2014
May 25 – 31, 2014 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week
This week is a good time to prepare your family, property and pets for the weather situations. The dangers ... READ MORE