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UF study: Stormwater ponds do little to prevent pollution in nearby lakes and ponds

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March 31, 2022

For years, scientists questioned the ability of stormwater ponds to keep nutrients out of lakes and rivers. Turns out, they were right to be suspicious, new University of Florida research shows. Stormwater ponds are built to prevent soil ... READ MORE

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Tags: Basil Iannone, BMPs, Depressional Wetlands, Kayla Hess, Lakes, Mowing, Nitrogen, Nutrients, Phosphorus, Rain, Retention Ponds, Rivers, Stormwater, Stormwater Ponds, Urban, Urban Ecology
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Resources from UF/IFAS for teachers, parents, and kids

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April 8, 2020

UF/IFAS Extension has science-based resources on a variety of topics for teachers, parents and kids. From insects to robotics, plants to manatees, we have curriculum, videos, and coloring sheets you can use! This page will be updated as more ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth,
Tags: 3rd Grade, 4-H, 4th Grade, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Classroom, Flowers, Gardening, Lakes, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Ocean, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Resources, Students, Teachers, Water, Wildlife, Youth, Youth Development

Our Landscapes in the Watershed

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April 2, 2019

Where Do You Live? Where do you live? Think about that for a moment - it is a rather easy question to answer. I commonly ask this question at different programs. Most of the time I get responses associated with geopolitical boundaries or locations ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water
Tags: Creeks, Environmental Location, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lakes, Landscape Management, Rivers, Springs, Streams, Water, Watersheds, Where Do You Live?

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