Many of the landscape professionals I've spoken with have shared that they value licensing and certifications. Expanding their professional qualifications allows them to stand out as a leader in their field, earn the respect of their peers and ... READ MORE
(This blog post is third in a series recounting a summer internship opportunity for the author. Collaborating with Martin County 4-H Youth Development and Florida Sea Grant extension agents, this account provides a unique perspective on the ... READ MORE
(This blog post is first in a series recounting a summer internship opportunity for the author. Collaborating with Martin County 4-H Youth Development and Florida Sea Grant extension agents, this account provides a unique perspective on the ... READ MORE
The Water Ambassador lunch and learn webinar series is back for 2021!
Join UF/IFAS Extension for the Virtual Water Ambassador lunch and learn webinar series. The Water Ambassador Program is an educational partnership between Martin County ... READ MORE
By Patrick Farrar
Four outstanding graduate students in UF’s School of Natural Resources and Environment have received the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards from the National Science Foundation. The highly-competitive ... READ MORE
The Martin County Water Ambassador program is partnership program between Martin County and UF/IFAS Extension that educates, unites, and empowers residents that have an interest in protecting local waterways and giving back to their communities. ... READ MORE
Out and about viewing golf greens is where I’ve been lately as the Commercial Horticulture Extension Agent in Brevard County. Here in the county is where you will find 25 golf courses across the 1,557 square miles of land space that is bordered ... READ MORE
You may know from reading my post in November 2018 that partners in the Indian River Lagoon are expanding the Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch citizen science program into Brevard and Indian River counties. The program takes advantage of the beach ... READ MORE
What is a horseshoe crab?
Horseshoe crabs are strange animals. They are prehistoric-looking and have not changed in appearance in 200 million years. The oldest horseshoe crab fossil ever found dated to 445 million years ago. Because they are ... READ MORE
Fish kills often occur in Florida because of our warm and hot weather. They also occur because of changes in the biological and chemical environment of the water. Fish kills occur for a variety of reasons. They are often connected to a decline ... READ MORE