Shrewd and sly, coyotes have earned a reputation as cunning creatures, but many of us know little about the wild canines that inhabit our neighborhoods. And much less about how to live with them.
Read on to learn more about coyote identification, ... READ MORE
Deer seem to be all around, but even as a common species across Florida, many of us know surprisingly little about the white-tailed deer that span our state, support our economy, and sustain some of our endangered populations.
We "deer" you ... READ MORE
Florida is home to 5 species of owls each with their own special characteristics and abilities. While it seems everyone wants to be as wise as an owl, there are many other adaptations that make owls enviable.
Read on to learn owl you need ... READ MORE
Even if you're not a cat person, Florida's two wild cats, the Florida panther and the bobcat, are sure to excite. While sometimes mistaken for one another, both the common bobcat and the endangered Florida panther make for thrilling ... READ MORE
NISAW is Feb. 28 through March 04
National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW) is an international event to raise awareness about invasive species, the threat that they pose, and what can be done to prevent their spread. Almost a ... READ MORE
Jan. 23-29, 2022, is Florida’s Prescribed Fire Awareness Week, and we're helping you learn more about this vital function with the family-friendly Fire Fest 2022 event.
Fire Fest is a fun opportunity for the whole family to learn how fire ... READ MORE
I knew our Extension office was a popular place, but this week has brought a whole new level of visitation to our beautiful grounds! The area surrounding our office has been all "a twitter" (excuse the poor pun) with people bedecked with binoculars ... READ MORE
Did you know that our beautiful Florida environment can protect us from natural disasters? These ecosystem services, or contributions that the environment provides for human well-being, are crucial during our times of ... READ MORE
Hurricanes need warm water, moist air, an area of low pressure. Storms that become hurricanes start in the ocean, near the equator, where the water is at least 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The warm ocean water evaporates into the warm ... READ MORE