Native Florida wildlife have adaptations and instincts that help them, literally, “weather the storm” during and after a hurricane. However, what is instinctual and normal for them may be unusual and concerning for us.
Post-hurricane ... READ MORE
It was built in the late 1930’s by the Works Progress Administration to help starving people survive the Depression. The idea was to create a state-run fish hatchery, insuring fish were healthy at every step from spawn to adult. These ... READ MORE
How do landscapes interact with Florida's ecosystems? How do you design landscapes to promote beneficials? Why is shade incredibly important in urban areas and how do we landscape in it? What resources are available for identification of plant ... READ MORE
Nature Knowledge is an online webinar sharing scientific knowledge on current issues affecting nature in Florida, supported by UF/IFAS Extension and hosted by Dr. Shelly Johnson, State Specialized Agent in Natural Resources. See below for ... READ MORE
With more than 330 different species, the hummingbird is one of a kind, with physical and behavioral characteristics that separate them from any other creature.
Hummingbirds and the Americas
Hummingbirds are only found in the Americas, and ... READ MORE
Welcome back to our monthly blog in which we discuss a few interesting facts about butterflies in general and a specific type of butterfly.
Of the six known butterfly families, this month we will address the gossamer winged, also known as ... READ MORE
NEW PASTURELAND REFORESTATION PILOT PROJECT SEEKING LANDOWNERS IN FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO PARTICIPATE
Arbor Day Carbon (ADC) and American Forest Foundation (AFF) are working together to convert marginalized pasture and agricultural lands into ... READ MORE
Join us at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County Office for some fun learning experiences this September! Below is our current class list for the month.
Water Bath and Pressure Canning
September 8 | 10 am - 12 pm
Learn the basics of canning ... READ MORE
Join UF/IFAS Extension Faculty, Shannon Carnevale, to learn about cane toads in Florida, with a 1-hr webinar.
About this cane toad webinar
Invasive species, like cane toads, are species that (a) are nonnative to a specified ... READ MORE
Florida has an abundance of marine animals that you can spot while on the water or walking along the shoreline. This includes several dolphin species that are found in Florida’s coastal waters. The most common dolphin you might see is the ... READ MORE