BOCA RATON, Fla. – Nile monitors are predatory lizards that are an immediate threat to the Everglades ecosystems. UF/IFAS scientists are asking residents in Boca Raton to be a part of the “Backyard Canal Watch/Large Lizard Lookout” social ... READ MORE
TREASURE COAST, Fla. --- UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie has teamed up with St. Lucie County Community Services staff in offering debt relief to residents in St. Lucie, Martin, and Okeechobee counties.
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ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla - Mosquito-borne viruses like West Nile and Eastern equine encephalitis pose a threat not only to humans, but also other animals. These viruses have caused disease and fatalities in birds, horses and wildlife. Captive orcas ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Harmful algal blooms (HABs) of the toxin-producing dinoflagellate Karenia brevis occur regularly within the Gulf of Mexico. Despite the frequency of these red tide events and the amount of publicly available information, ... READ MORE
A concern for the agribusinesses, pest management and lawn care industries in southeast Florida is the motive behind a bolstered safety initiative led by the collaboration between UF/IFAS and the Department of Health in four counties.
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BROWARD, Fla. --- The supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19 awakened a volume of interests from communities seeking ways to grow their own food.
Throughout the pandemic, researchers, faculty, and extension agents at the University of ... READ MORE
PALM BEACH, Fla. – Need a replacement for camp? How about a Camp to Go kit keeping your summer-bound students busy with enriching, hands-on, healthy living and STEM-based, screen-free activities throughout the summer?
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DAVIE, Fla. – Nile monitors and Argentine giant tegus are predatory lizards that are an immediate threat to the Greater Everglades ecosystems. UF/IFAS scientists are looking to engage residents in south Florida currently in extended stay-at-home ... READ MORE
MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – In 2017, a handful of extension faculty at UF/IFAS saw a need. The need would increase the knowledge and skills of extension faculty education to provide culturally relevant programs for the Hispanic and Latino populations.
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