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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
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
UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardeners serve the community. Image of bees, flowers, landscape and people talking

Growing a Green Thumb! Gardening class starts January


December 4, 2022

Levy County Extension hosts the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF-IFAS) Extension Master Gardener volunteer (MGV) training program. Meeting Thursdays, January 25 – April 18, 9 am – Noon, Levy County Extension ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Citizen Scientists, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Levy County, Levy County Extension, Master Gardener, UF IFAS

Cedar Key Coastal Cleanup 2022 Results


October 7, 2022

Coastal cleanup by the numbers This year, the International Coastal Cleanup was a back in full swing and was a huge success! Nearly 300 volunteers turned out to remove almost 4,000 pounds of trash from local shorelines! This is second only ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Cedar Key, Cleanup, Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, Florida Sea Grant, Human Dimensions, InsideNatureCoast, Marine Debris, NCBS Volunteers, Plastic, Recreation
Children and adults interact with Extension Master Gardeners during annual Arts and Seafood Festival.

UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension @ Yankeetown Seafood Festival


November 16, 2021

Visit UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension booth at 2021 Yankeetown Arts, Crafts and Seafood Festival, Saturday November 20, 2021: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Sunday November 21, 2021: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. In an ideal ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Festival, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, InsideNatureCoast, Levy County, Levy County Extension, Master Gardener
a volunteer holding trash and smiling

Cedar Key Coastal Cleanup 2021


November 12, 2021

Coastal cleanup by the numbers This year, the International Coastal Cleanup was a back in full swing and was a success! At least 140 volunteers braved the rain to remove nearly 2,500 pounds of trash from local shorelines. This is similar to ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Events, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Cedar Key, Cleanup, Coastal Habitat, Florida Sea Grant, InsideNatureCoast, Marine Debris, NCBS Volunteers, Plastic

Cinnamon for the Holidays


November 5, 2021

Workshop in Memory of Co-Worker and Mentor Join me on November 30, from 5:30 pm to 8:30pm, or December 1, from 9:00 am, to noon for Cinnamon for the Holidays Workshop. During the groundbreaking for the new Ag Auditorium, Dr. Brenda Williams, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Events, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Christine Vivian, Food Safety, Health And Wellness, Holidays, News, UF/IFAS Extension

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