Anyone living in Florida who uses an automatic irrigation system is required by law to have a fully operational rain shut-off device. These devices are crucial in preventing overwatering, which can lead to a number of issues ... READ MORE
Once again, Glades County is in the National Hurricane Center cone of uncertainty. This is not the first time we have been in the cone this hurricane season, and probably will not be the last. Over the next few days as we monitor Tropical ... 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
As a hurricane approaches our state it’s important to remember to prepare now so that no matter what happens you are ready. Of course, there are tons of things to do to prepare, but making sure you have food that’s safe to eat is the focus ... READ MORE
One of the biggest decisions for horse owners is how best to keep their horses safe in the event of a hurricane.
So where do you start?
Step one is deciding whether you are going to evacuate with your horses or weather the storm in place.
In ... READ MORE
By Yvonne Florian and Christine Kelly-Begazo
Hurricane season will be upon us June first. As if we didn't already have enough to keep our pantry challenged, add to it the task of stocking up for storm season. But this can be ... READ MORE
Trees add value to our communities. But our recent windy weather serves as a good reminder that storm season is just around the corner. Given the large size attained by some trees, they can become hazardous to people and property when the wrong ... READ MORE
We are now in the active hurricane season, with Tropical Storm Dorian heading towards Puerto Rico, and possibly powering up to threaten the Southeastern United States as a major hurricane. Whether you stockpiled early – which is the best approach ... READ MORE
Hurricanes are incredibly violent storms that can bring intense winds, heavy rain, floods, a storm surge, landslides, tornadoes, and coastal erosion. These storms are capable of causing incredible damage, and the key to protecting your boat ... READ MORE