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March 15, 2020

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

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Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas is over – What should I do with my real tree?

December 27, 2018

By: Greg Barton, Marion County Forester, Florida Forest Service The presents have been opened, the cookies eaten, the parties attended, the eggnog is gone, and the in-laws have headed back home. Sooner or later the decorations will have ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Bird Feeder, Disposal, Feeding Station, Live Tree, Pine, Tree
closeup of longleaf pine trees

Pines and Fall Color

September 25, 2018

Written by Greg Barton, Marion County Forester Each year, as fall approaches – or what counts for fall in Florida – trees begin to respond to changes in the environment. The iconic image of autumn is a landscape of brilliant colored ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Autumn, Cone-bearing, Evergreen, Fall, Needle Drop, Needle Loss, Needles, Pine, Pine Needle Mulch, Pine Trees, Pines, Recycle

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