The Water Ambassador lunch and learn webinar series is back for 2023!
Join UF/IFAS Extension for the Virtual Water Ambassador lunch and learn webinar series. The Water Ambassador Program is an educational partnership between Martin County ... READ MORE
As a UF/IFAS extension agent I, like all my extension colleagues, receive a lot of resources about the state of the current COVID-19 pandemic. However, as someone who specializes in water resources, I couldn’t envision how COVID-19 would impact ... READ MORE
Water, water, everywhere
We are in Florida after all. Who would believe we could run out of water? It seems the sunshine state is practically surrounded by water and inland, the freshwater springs and lakes seem abundant. They are, but the ... READ MORE
Time to learn about Ducks! How many songbirds were you able to identify from the past two weeks? If you missed last week’s Songbirds (Part 2) post, click here. This week, we will be learning about "Ducks”. These birds can be seen in ponds, ... READ MORE
Keeping it Green
If you are a gardener and you have lived anywhere else, you realize pretty quickly that Florida is different. The weather, the bugs and a whole lot of other gardening issues add to the difficulty. The key to these differences ... READ MORE
With the current pandemic of COVID-19, everyone’s priority is to stay safe and healthy. This can be seen through our current social distancing and self-quarantine in our homes. We are not sure when this shall pass, but we all need to try ... READ MORE
In the technological advanced world we live in today, many people take to Facebook or other social media outlets to receive their "news". This is not the best way to get unbiased news because majority of people use social media as a way to ... READ MORE
Learning to Landscape
If you are a gardener and you have lived anywhere else, you realize pretty quickly that Florida is different. The weather, the bugs and a whole lot of other gardening issues add to the difficulty. The key to these ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Extension office in Highlands County hosts annual Ag Tours throughout the county between January-March. The purpose of the tours is to promote the agriculture industries within the community. This year, I was able to work with ... READ MORE
Sharpen your gardening skills!
Highlands County Master Gardener Class is getting ready to start. Every year, the last Saturday in January, the class begins. The classes are every Wednesday after opening day until the last Wednesday in March. ... READ MORE