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WATER WEDNESDAY PREVIEW – IRRIGATING WITH RECLAIMED WATER


April 25, 2022

Florida is known as the Sunshine State. Take central Florida where Mid-Florida Research and Education Center is for example, on average, there are 233 sunny days per year in Orlando. In addition to the sunshine, I would also like to call Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Events, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: #WaterWednesday, Alternative Water, Irrigation, Reclaimed Water, Reuse Water, Water Conservation, Water Protection, Water Supply, Water Wednesday

Make Your Pond Attractive to Wildlife


March 23, 2022

You can add some plants to make it look natural and attract wildlife  Having a lawn around the pond is not the best answer for attracting wildlife. According to the Florida Friendly principles, a lawn should not be any closer than 10 feet ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Eva Pabon, Florida Water, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Water Protection, Wildlife

Private Well and Septic System Webinar Series


January 7, 2021

Happy New Year! Have you made resolutions to take better care of yourself? Don't forget to include well care and septic system care into your resolutions! Did you know... Approximately 12% of the Floridians rely on private wells for home ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Drinking Water, Private Well, Septic System, UF IFAS Extension Water Agents, Water Protection, Water RSA, Webinar, Yilin Zhuang

Water Wednesdays Recap – Microplastics and Marine Ecosystems


October 6, 2020

Do you know what the most prevalent type of marine debris we found in our ocean is? Plastics! Plastic debris can come in all shapes and sizes, but those that are less than five millimeters in length are called “microplastics.” Last Water ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Abby Tyrna, Marine Ecosystem, Microplastics, Plastic Debris, UF IFAS Extension Water Agents, Water Conservaiton, Water Protection, Water Wednesday, Yilin Zhuang

Water Wednesday Recap – How to Build Your Own Rain Barrel


August 4, 2020

A great way to save water, and money on your water bills, is to build your own rain barrel to capture rainwater. Last Water Wednesday, Tina McIntyre, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent in UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County, and Krista Stump, ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lawn, Water
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Rain Barrel, Tina McIntyre, Water Conservation, Water Protection, Water Wednesday, Yilin Zhuang

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