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Category: NATURAL RESOURCES

There’s No New Water

A circular symbol with arrows depicting recycling with text on interior stating "Save Water"

(This blog post is fourth in a series recounting a summer internship opportunity for the author. Collaborating with Martin County 4-H Youth Development and Florida Sea Grant extension agents, this account provides a unique perspective… Read More

Florida Master Naturalists Can Discover Nature Journaling – August 13, 2021

Oyster Bed

Join us for a discovery of oyster bed and mangrove restoration, living shorelines. The UF/IFAS Florida Master Naturalist Program celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2021.  As part of this celebration, the UF/IFAS St Lucie County… Read More

All Drains Lead to the Ocean

Rusted letters spell STORM DRAIN

(This blog post is third in a series recounting a summer internship opportunity for the author. Collaborating with Martin County 4-H Youth Development and Florida Sea Grant extension agents, this account provides a unique perspective… Read More

Taking a New Path: Junior Water Academy

Coastline with ocean, sky and palm trees

(This blog post is first in a series recounting a summer internship opportunity for the author. Collaborating with Martin County 4-H Youth Development and Florida Sea Grant extension agents, this account provides a unique perspective… Read More

UF/IFAS Extension Martin County Commits to Conserve Rare Atala Butterflies

Atala Butterfly

  Congratulations to the UF/IFAS Extension Martin County for proclaiming commitment to conserve rare atala butterflies on their property.  Download the conservation commitment HERE.  This commitment is made possible by through participation in a program… Read More

2021 Florida Master Naturalist Coastal Shoreline Restoration Course Graduates

Coastal Shoreline Restoration

The UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County congratulates the newest graduates of the Florida Master Naturalist Program in St Lucie County. On Friday February 5, 2021, nineteen students successfully completed the Florida Master Natural Program (FMNP)… Read More

Peters’s Rock Agama on the Treasure Coast

Rainbow agama

The UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County is producing educational information about nonnative Peters’s rock agama that are becoming increasingly visible on the Treasure Coast. You can view the TV show that was produced on the… Read More

Resources for Storm Recovery

photos of storm damage to nurseries and farms & title "Tropical Storm Eta"

Tropical Storm Eta added to the heavy rainfall our area has experienced recently, worsening flooding and causing some wind damage in many parts of Martin County.  Nursery and vegetable growers are facing potential losses of… Read More