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Reporting Your Sightings or Interactions with Dolphins in Florida


August 9, 2022

Florida has an abundance of marine animals that you can spot while on the water or walking along the shoreline. This includes several dolphin species that are found in Florida’s coastal waters. The most common dolphin you might see is the ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Environment, Florida Sea Grant, Indian River Lagoon, UF IFAS Extension, Wildlife
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Landscape Professionals: Add “Florida-Friendly” to your resume


January 28, 2022

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

Category: Agribusiness, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Commercial Horticulture Digest, Environment, Featured, Green Industry, Horticulture, Indian River Lagoon, Martin County, Special Topics, UF IFAS Extension
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All Drains Lead to the Ocean

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June 25, 2021

(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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Environment, Estuary, Florida Sea Grant, IFASwater, Indian River Lagoon, Martin County, Pollution, Storm Water, Youth Development
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Taking a New Path: Junior Water Academy

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June 4, 2021

(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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Curriculum, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: 4-H, Conservation, Florida Sea Grant, IFASwater, Indian River Lagoon, Martin County, St. Lucie River, Youth Development

Virtual Water Ambassador Webinar Series is Back!


January 5, 2021

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

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Florida Sea Grant, IFASwater, Indian River Lagoon, Martin County, St. Lucie Estuary, Stormwater, UF IFAS Extension, UF IFAS Water Agents, Water Quality

NSF Fellow in SNRE – Adam Searles

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October 26, 2020

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Adam Searles, Indian River Lagoon, Interdisciplinary Ecology, School Of Natural Resources And Environment, Seagrass
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Water Ambassador Webinar Series


August 26, 2020

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

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Florida Sea Grant, Indian River Lagoon, Martin County, UF IFAS Extension, UF IFAS Water Agents, UF/IFAS Extension Martin County, Water

Wildlife Management on Golf Courses is a Balance Between Conservation and Control

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February 28, 2019

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

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Tags: Brevard County, Golf, Indian River Lagoon, Natural Resources, Sustainability, Turf, UF IFAS Extension, Wildlife

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