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Urban Trees, Pollen, and Allergenicity


April 4, 2022

Today is the day. A friend who moved away years ago is returning for a visit, and you can hardly wait to get outside with your picnic basket. Until you see it: the coat of pollen all over your car. You and your friend both have allergies. Still, ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Landscape Trees, Lawn And Garden, Pollen, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Urban Forestry

Let’s go on a TreeQuest!


January 11, 2022

Each year, on the third Friday in January, Sarasota County's UF/IFAS Extension & Sustainability Dept. celebrates Florida’s State Arbor Day. Since 2018, the County's urban forestry Extension program Treejuvenation Florida, has marked the ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Horticulture, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Arbor Day, Community, Pgm_HortComm, Tree Quest, Treejuvenation, TreeQuest, Trees, Urban Forestry

Underutilized Trees: The Nagi Tree


September 9, 2021

I’ve got a Nagi feeling about this… Natural and Horticultural History Human desires can be capricious and plants can fall in and out of vogue. Somewhat surprisingly, things as long-lived as landscape trees have different levels of merit ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cflandscapes, Evergreen, Ocextension, Tree, Underutilized, Urban Forestry

Can’t Stop the Plant Power: Orange County Adopt-A-Tree Returns for 2021


June 10, 2021

It’s a well-established fact... trees treat us well. We don’t always return the favor, but there is a reason that “The Giving Tree” is a modern parable – trees take care of us in spite of our exploitation, removal, and large indifference ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Arboriculture, Ecosystem Services, Parks, Tree, Trees, Urban Forestry

Let’s go on a TreeQuest!


December 17, 2020

Each year, on the third Friday in January, Sarasota County's UF/IFAS Extension & Sustainability Dept. celebrates Florida’s State Arbor Day. Since 2018, the County's urban forestry Extension program Treejuvenation Florida, has marked the ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Arbor Day, Community, Pgm_HortComm, Tree Quest, TreeQuest, Trees, Urban Forestry

UF/IFAS urban forestry agent honored by national society


November 19, 2020

SEFFNER, Fla. --- In his 15 years with UF/IFAS, Extension forester Rob Northrop has worked with scientists to bring much-needed tree shade to the Tampa Bay metropolitan area. His work is now being recognized nationally. Northrop takes an ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Ecology, Honor, Michael Andreu, Rob Northrop, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Society Of Municipal Arborists, Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay Watershed Working Group, Trees, UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County, Urban Forestry

Celebrating Florida Arbor Day


January 15, 2019

Did you know that Florida has its own Arbor Day, celebrated on the third Friday of January? While the nationwide celebration occurs in late April, many states observe their own Arbor Day at the start of their tree-planting season. In honor of ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Natural Resources
Tags: Arbor Day, Florida Arbor Day, Forest, Management, School Of Forest Resources & Conservation, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Urban Ecology, Urban Forestry

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