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Cane Toads: A Toxic Threat to Family Pets


August 12, 2022

Join UF/IFAS Extension Faculty, Shannon Carnevale, to learn about cane toads in Florida, with a 1-hr webinar. About this cane toad webinar Invasive species, like cane toads, are species that (a) are nonnative to a specified ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Cane Toads, Central Florida, Invasive Species, Living With Wildlife, Shannon Carnevale, Wildlife

New Episode from Naturally Florida: “Toads as Big as Your Head! Cane Toads in Florida”


June 7, 2022

Cane toads are well known for posing a threat to our pets. They are one of many invasive animal species we have here in Florida. In this episode you will learn all about this invasive toad species, how it became established in Florida, impacts ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Invasive Species, Lara Milligan, Living With Wildlife, Naturally Florida Podcast, Shannon Carnevale, Wildlife

New Episode from Naturally Florida: “Coyotes are here to stay!”


April 19, 2022

You have probably seen headlines about coyote population explosions, or perhaps your NextDoor app has informed you about recent coyote sightings in your neighborhood. Coyotes still feel like a relatively new species here in Florida, but they ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Coyotes, Invasive Species, Lara Milligan, Living With Wildlife, Lmilligan, Naturally Florida Podcast, Podcast, Range Change, Shannon Carnevale
White pelicans fishing in Florida

“American White Pelicans: Florida’s Other Snowbird” a New Episode from Naturally Florida!


December 21, 2021

American white pelicans are one of the largest birds in North America with wingspans up to 9.5 feet across. These majestic birds migrate to Florida for winter feeding grounds, before retreating north and west for the breeding season. Floridians ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Wildlife, Lara Milligan, Living With Wildlife, Migratory Birds, Naturally Florida Podcast, Shannon Carnevale, Water, White Pelicans

“Birds and Their Houses: Cavity Nesters in Florida” – a new episode from Naturally Florida about birdhouses


November 16, 2021

Are you interested in learning about which birds use birdhouses in Florida? Only certain types of birds will use birdhouses, also known as nestboxes, and each species has a specific type of birdhouse they will use. Cavity-nesting birds are ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Birds, Lara Milligan, Living With Wildlife, Naturally Florida Podcast, Shannon Carnevale
Sunset over Lake May in Winter Haven, FL.

“Florida’s Most Recognizable Reptile, the American Alligator” – A new episode from Naturally Florida!


September 30, 2021

When alligators are in the news, it's not usually because they did something amazing or saved someone's life. In fact, it's often the opposite. These often maligned reptiles are part of life in Florida. They are critical species for the health ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Alligators, Lara Milligan, Living With Wildlife, Naturally Florida Podcast, Podcast, Shannon Carnevale, Wildlife
a resting black racer snake on grass

Wildlife of Florida: A Webinar Series


April 13, 2020

Join UF/IFAS Extension Agents, Shannon Carnevale and Lara Milligan, for a series of webinars on Florida’s diverse wildlife.​ Wildlife of Florida: A Webinar Series will take place every Monday, April 20 - May 25, 2020, from 2PM - 3PM Eastern ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Central Florida, Commonly Confused, Florida, Lara Milligan, Living With Wildlife, Shannon Carnevale, Webinars, Wildlife
Coreopsis in bloom

Happy Birthday to…Florida!


March 3, 2020

Did you know that today, March 3, 2020, is Florida's 175th birthday? We know Florida is pretty special and a great way to celebrate, is to get outside and explore and appreciate all that Florida has to offer! Here are some facts about Florida's ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources,
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Butterflies, Central Florida, Florida, Living With Wildlife, Master Gardener Volunteer, Native Plants, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, State, Wildlife

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