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Mulching Tropical Fruit Trees


May 12, 2022

A successful grove has a lot to do with the right kind of planning, maintenance and production. It seems insignificant at first glance, but one practice that can help set you up for success is mulching. Mulch in a tropical fruit grove is ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Collier County, Farms, Fruit Trees, Mulch, Mulching, Planting, Trees, Tropical Fruit, UF IFAS Extension

11,000 tree varieties in North America, but only a few species dot cityscapes


May 5, 2022

If you look at trees, especially in Florida’s urban areas, you’ll generally see southern live oaks or cabbage palms. Makes sense. Those are the two most common species in the Sunshine State’s cities. Indeed, most of America’s cities ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Andrew Koeser, Environmental Horticulture, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Landscape Architects, Lethal Bronzing, Live Oak, Palms, Removal, Species, Species Diversity, Stormwater, Trees, Urban, Urban Heat, USDA

Florida Land Steward Update, April 22, 2022


April 22, 2022

EARTH DAY 2022 - THANKS PRIVATE LAND STEWARDS FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES YOU PROVIDE! Today we celebrate Earth Day and recognize the critical resources that we all depend on for survival and inspiration. As a part of that we need to remember ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Earthday, Forest, Forest Carbon, Forest Management, Management, Natural Resources, Timber, Trees, Water

Global team of scientists determine ‘fingerprint’ for how much heat, drought is too much for forests


April 5, 2022

How hot is too hot, and how dry is too dry, for the Earth’s forests? A new study from an international team of researchers found the answers – by looking at decades of dying trees. Just published in the journal “Nature Communications,” ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agronomy, Climate Change, Forest Health, Trees, William Hammond

Florida Land Steward Update, April 1, 2022


April 1, 2022

USDA PREPARING SUPPORT FOR FIRE-AFFECTED COUNTIES IN NORTHWEST FLORIDA The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Florida Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) announces Bay, Liberty, Franklin, Gulf and Calhoun counties have received preliminary authorization ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Disasterpreparation, Floridalandsteward, Forest, Management, Prescribedfire, Timber, Timbertax, Trees, Wildfire

Florida Land Steward Update, March 4, 2022


March 4, 2022

NATIONAL INVASIVE SPECIES AWARENESS WEEK - WE CAN ALL DO SOMETHING This week is National Invasive Species Week. During this week on our Florida Land Steward Facebook page we have shared some great posts from UF/IFAS Sea Grant Agent, Rick ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Timber, Timber Taxes, Trees

Forest Carbon: Who’s who in the Forest Carbon Market, Part 2


February 24, 2022

By Natalia Medina-Irizarry and Dr. Michael Andreu, University of Florida IFAS School of Forest, Fisheries and Geomatics Sciences   In Forest Carbon: A Potential Source of Income for Forest Owners, Part 1 (in Florida Land Steward issue ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources
Tags: Forest, Forest Carbon, Forest Resources And Conservation, Forestry, Natural Resource Conservation, Timber, Trees

Florida Land Steward Update, February 18, 2022


February 18, 2022

WINTER-SPRING 2022 ISSUE OF QUARTERLY FLORIDA LAND STEWARD NEWSELTTER NOW AVAILABLE In this issue: Congratulations Bill Black and Denise Matthews - 2022 Florida Land Stewards of the Year, Forest Carbon: Who's who in the Forest Carbon Market ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Forest, Forest Resources And Conservation, Natural Resource Conservation, Natural Resources, Prescribed Fires, Timber, Trees

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