April 15 marked the start of bat maternity season, and through August 15 wildlife protection laws are in place.
Though they have benefits to the environment, bats can be misunderstood.
University of Florida experts ... READ MORE
You might not think it, but March has been a great month for consumers, especially in Florida. Yes, fuel prices are up and inflation is high. There have been a few new developments on the state and national level. These developments are game ... READ MORE
No one exists in a bubble and recent world events are making that statement oh so clear. Our American economy is impacted by the steps our leaders are taking to encourage a peaceful end to the strife in eastern Europe. With household prices ... READ MORE
ST. LUCIE, Fla – When Anita Neal, an environmental horticulture agent at UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, saw the need for better access to fresh, local produce for the community, she thought of a community garden.
She invited local ... READ MORE
At one point in my life I made homemade soup daily. At first it was an unwelcome chore done early in the morning for our café. We no longer have the café. I miss making soup. Moreover, I miss people’s reaction to a delicious and creative ... READ MORE
For a lot of us, we don’t intend to leave a debt unpaid. Often, it is a tough decision that has to be made between buying groceries and medicine or paying the credit card payment. At some time or another, many of us end up with an outstanding ... READ MORE
I think we would all agree that food is vitally important. More of us are starting to notice that the quality and origin of that food is just as important. Consumers are asking for locally grown, organic, farm-raised and more. The trend for ... READ MORE
Follow me if you will on a journey. We are going to explore together the effects of economic development on an average individual. This will be a cautionary tale for economic developers, job creators and community leaders. I do not base this ... READ MORE
SOUTHEAST FL. – January 2021 is up and running and many people like to dedicate the first month of the year to coming up with new year’s resolutions that will stick. While most want to forget the events of 2020, a look at what was accomplished ... READ MORE
Palm trees, beaches and lizards are all common to Florida’s landscape, but did you know not all lizards are native? In fact, University of Florida researchers tell us that there are three times the number of lizards in the Sunshine State that ... READ MORE