August is recognized as National Water Quality Month! This is a great time to renew your commitment to protecting and enhancing water quality in Southwest Florida. Let's face it - most of us live here because we love all of the water resources ... READ MORE
Finding ways to protect water resources is top of mind for some of today’s youth.
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) seeks to support students and schools by supplementing educators’ curriculums ... READ MORE
Water resource managers can now put a buoy in a lake or stream and find locations of pollutants and other problems – as well as their sources – all for about $1,000, say University of Florida researchers.
Because the device is a result ... READ MORE
Developed by UF/IFAS Extension regional specialized water resources agents Yilin Zhuang and Andrea Albertin
If you obtain drinking water from your own well, you alone are responsible for assuring that it is safe. For this reason, routine ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS researchers have partnered with award-winning land developers in Central Florida to study the benefits of landscapes that move away from traditional turf lawns and instead incorporate drought-tolerant plants native to Florida. Studying ... READ MORE
Water quality and conservation are high priority issues for both Sarasota County and the University of Florida. The local economy relies on healthy watersheds and reliable water supplies. At UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County, we are fortunate ... READ MORE
LIVE OAK, Fla. --- Researchers at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center - Suwannee Valley recently received a $1.8 million award for a 5-year project to develop precision nutrient application methods for the region. The on-farm ... READ MORE