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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

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Basil Iannone, BMPs, Depressional Wetlands, Kayla Hess, Lakes, Mowing, Nitrogen, Nutrients, Phosphorus, Rain, Retention Ponds, Rivers, Stormwater, Stormwater Ponds, Urban, Urban Ecology

Florida’s Natural Melody: Landscape Patterns and Stream Health

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February 3, 2020

Florida's Natural Melody Have you ever gone paddling on a local spring run or river and sat silently listening to the wind, bird songs, rustling leaves, or lapping sounds of water along the bank-especially in the early morning? These sounds ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation, Ecosystem Services, Environment, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Freshwater, Landscape, Rivers, Springs, Water Bodies

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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