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Category: Work & Life

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office… Read More

Credit Impact: Credit Scores & Consumer Loans Workshop

Credit Impact: Credit Scores & Consumer Loans Workshop When: February 26, 2020, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Lee Davis Community Center, 3402 North 22nd Street, Tampa, FL  33605 Registration required: https://credfeb26.eventbrite.com Registration deadline: February 19, 2020 Learn… Read More

November Credit Scores Workshop

Credit Impact: Credit Scores & Consumer Loans Workshop When: November 15, 2019 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Hillsborough Community College- Dale Mabry Campus, 4001 W. Tampa Bay Blvd, 33614 Student Services Building -DSTU 108 Registration required: https://credhcc.eventbrite.com Registration… Read More

What Landscape Professionals Need to Know About Avoiding Heat Stress

Heat stress can be a major concern for outdoor workers, especially during the summer months. Heat stress can result in heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, or heat rashes. Heat rash and cramps are the mildest forms of… Read More

Does the Thought of Eating Produce Make you Sick?

If the thought of eating fruits and vegetables gives you a sour face, you are in the majority. According to a recent poll by the CDC, 90% of Americans are not getting the recommended servings from fruits and vegetables in their diets. Coincidentally, almost… Read More

We are missing an important value of the urban forest, intangible social services

As managers and stewards of the state’s urban forests we often not acknowledging the important social values. We have a responsibility to not only provide technical assistance in the conservation and restoration of the urban forest, but to… Read More