Meet Freckles...the cutest pug I've ever seen. Freckles belongs to our 4H Extension Agent Tanya Binafif. On November 17, 2021, Freckles was sniffing around in a natural area close to the UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County and ... READ MORE
Snakes are common on the campus of the UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County in the northwestern rural area of the community. Both venomous and nonvenomous snakes can be found on site. This video is appropriate for visitors, volunteers, faculty ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Extension St Lucie County in conjunction with the St. Lucie County Libraries Paula Lewis Branch will be conducting a lunch and learn presentation entitled “Snakes and Lizards of the Florida Treasure Coast” on February 9, 2022 ... READ MORE
Florida is home to 46 species of native snakes (Johnson and McGarrity 2016). Four venomous species of snakes can commonly be found on the Treasure Coast (Johnson and Main 2020). Learn more about the snakes gardeners might encounter on the Florida ... READ MORE
The observations I made of rattlesnakes is just that… observations, there is no scientific study I am aware that supports what I appear to have seen, but I have noticed it – more than once now.
The eastern diamondback rattlesnake ... READ MORE
The Southeast Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation has dubbed 2013 as the “Year of the Snake”. There are many animals that strike fear in humans but little cause more than snakes. Interestingly kids seem to like them. It is ... READ MORE