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UF study: Florida’s 76,000 ponds emit more carbon than they store


March 9, 2022

When you look at ponds, you might see birds and fish, but you probably don’t think about carbon. In fact, Florida’s 76,000 ponds store plenty of carbon, and a lot of it escapes into the atmosphere. In fact, ponds lose more carbon via ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Audrey Goekner, Carbon, Development, Emission, Gas, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Manatee County, Mary Lusk, Muck, Ponds, Soil And Water Sciences, Stormwater Ponds, Urbanization

Pickerelweed… Friend of Foe?


March 23, 2021

I often get calls on how to control pickerelweed. Although this beautiful aquatic plant is a Florida native, it can spread prolifically leaving pond owners with the assumption that it's an invasive weed. Invasive plants are non-native species ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: #nativeplants, Natural Resources, Pickerelweed, Pond Plants, Ponds, Topic Tuesday, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

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