Extension Levy County

Levy County 4-H; Hands to Larger Service

September 13, 2023

At the annual Levy County 4-H Open House, attendees were asked to bring canned goods for those in our community. Little did we know that a major hurricane would greatly affect the coastal portions of our county two weeks later. Those who ... READ MORE


4-H Summer Day Camps: Providing camp magic

August 11, 2023

Summertime not only brings warmth, but also an excitement as everyone slows down and prepares for what the next school year will bring. Summertime also provides the perfect setting to reach youth with fun and educational programming as their ... READ MORE

Researcher Karen McKenzie raised these female in captivity. They do not carry disease.

There’s a Mosquito Season in Florida?

July 11, 2023

From coast to sandhill, pasture to homestead, dozens of mosquito species breed around Florida homes and neighborhoods. Mosquitoes ease through life in one of four forms - egg, larvae, pupae, or adult. As bloodsucking adults, some are pests, ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Work & Life
Tags: Bees, Control De Mosquitoes, Disease, EEEV, En Espanol, Florida, Gardening, Levy County, Malaria, Mosquito, Mosquito Bites, No-spray List, West Nile Disease

Resilient Cedar Key team launches flooding vulnerability mapper

April 24, 2023

Link: WUFT radio story about mapping tool New Tool Launches to Help Cedar Key Prepare for Flooding What will future flooding be like in Cedar Key? This can be tough to visualize but technology can help. The Resilient Cedar Key team just launched ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Water
Tags: Cedar Key, Climate Change, Coastal Systems, Flood Mapping Tool, Flooding, Flooding Vulnerability Assessment, Florida Sea Grant, InsideNatureCoast, Resilience, Rosewood, Sea Level Rise
volunteers plant marsh grasses at the donor marsh

Old Fenimore Mill Living Shoreline Update

April 3, 2023

Guest post by: Jackie Hill, Old Fenimore Mill (OFM) Homeowners' Association  Living Shoreline Master Plan Inspires OFM Living Shoreline On March 19, 2019 Savanna Barry, the Regional Specialized Extension Agent based in Cedar Key, FL at the ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Cedar Key, Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, InsideNatureCoast, Living Shoreline, Marsh, Restoration, Shoreline Restoration

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