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Brown Basilisk courtesy Steve A. Johnson

Nonnative lizard that appears to walk on water thrives in Florida

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September 7, 2022

Florida has three times as many nonnative established lizards as native ones. Among Florida’s approximately 50 species of nonnative lizards is the brown basilisk, a species now thriving in south and central Florida. In a new peer-reviewed ... READ MORE

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Tags: Amanda Thompson, Brown Basilisk, Edis, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Florida Museum Of Natural History, FLorida Museum Of Natural History Herpetology Collection Database, IFAS NEWS, Ken Gioeli, Lawrence Reeves, Nathan Burkett-Cadena, Nonnative Lizard, Steve Johnson, UF IFAS News, UF News, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County

MEDIA ALERT: August 18 honey taste-testing event with UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie, partners, to commemorate World Honey Bee Day

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August 11, 2022

WHAT: On August 18, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County will host a taste-testing of locally grown honey varieties direct from beekeepers. Honey tastings will be available while supplies last from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Examples of honey available ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Food Is Our Middle Name, Honey Bee Research And Extension Lab, Honey Bees, National Honey Bee Day, Pollinators, Treasure Coast Beekeepers Association, UF/IFAS Extension Highlands County, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, UFIFASExtension, World Honey Bee Day
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Fresh and Healthy Summer Salad Mix

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May 28, 2022

I couldn't let May slip away without sharing a video I made showcasing how I make my fresh and healthy summer salad mix.  There is no cooking involved - only chopping some vegetables. This recipe calls for only six ingredients. In honor of ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Broccoli, Carrot, Cauliflower, Dried Cranberries, Maple Syrup, Recipe, Salad, Summer Salad Mix, Sunflower Seeds, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County
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​UF/IFAS expert: Don’t disturb bats during maternity season​

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April 21, 2022

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

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Bat Houses, Bats, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Florida Bats, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Ken Gioeli, News, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

Game Changers for the Florida Consumer

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March 25, 2022

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

Category: , Money Matters, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Banking, Consumer, Consumerism, Credit, Credit Report, Credit Score, Finance, Financial Education, Overdraft Fee, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County
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A silver anniversary celebrates a golden UF/IFAS Extension idea

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February 23, 2022

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

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Tags: Anita Neal, Environmental Horticulture, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, UF/IFAS Southeast District

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