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UF/IFAS scientists on the lookout for Nile monitors seek assistance from Boca Raton residents


September 3, 2020

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

Category: Invasive Species, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: CROC Docs, FLREC, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Frank Mazzotti, Invasive Species, Justin Dalaba, Nile Monitor, SFYL HOT TOPIC, UF/IFAS FLREC

Helping Treasure Coast residents clean up their credit file, goal of UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie workshop


August 31, 2020

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. Funding from the Credit Score Improvement ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Carol Roberts, Debt, SFYL HOT TOPIC, UF IFAS News, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County
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UF/IFAS study finds mosquitoes bite manatees, making them vulnerable to mosquito-borne diseases


August 24, 2020

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

Category: Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Aedes, Anopheles, Culex, Florida Medical Entomology Lab, Lawrence Reeves, Mosquito, Mosquito Research, Research, SFYL HOT TOPIC, UF IFAS News, West Nile Virus
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FFWCC awards UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant $92K to create communication plan alerting public of expected Florida red tide events


July 23, 2020

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

Category: Conservation, NATURAL RESOURCES, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, Water
Tags: Betty Staugler, Conservation, Florida Sea Grant, HABs, Lisa Krimsky, Natural Resources, NOAA, NOAA Sea Grant, SFYL HOT TOPIC, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension

With COVID case concerns in key southeast industries, Department of Health, UF/IFAS Extension amplify workplace safety outreach


July 14, 2020

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. UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Horticulture, Lawn, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Covid-19, COVID19, Miami-Dade County, SFYL HOT TOPIC, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Extension Martin County, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County

UF/IFAS Extension Broward series promotes sustainability and community resilience through urban food production


June 23, 2020

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

Category: AGRICULTURE, Fruits & Vegetables, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Covid-19, COVID19, Extension Broward, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, SFYL HOT TOPIC, Uf/ifas, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS FLREC, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center

Summer camps canceled in Palm Beach County? 4-H Offers Camp to Go kits


June 4, 2020

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? Florida 4-H Youth ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS
Tags: 4-H Camp To Go, 4-H Camps, Covid-19, COVID19, SFYL HOT TOPIC, STEM, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach, UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach County, Youth And Development

UF/IFAS scientists on the lookout for Argentine tegus, Nile monitors, seeking assistance from south Florida residents


May 7, 2020

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

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Argentine Tegu, Covid-19, Croc Docks, Davie, Frank Mazzotti, Nile Monitor, SFYL HOT TOPIC, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach County

Cafe Latino: A UF/IFAS Extension resource for Hispanics during COVID-19


March 26, 2020

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. From ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Covid-19, COVID19, Diversity In The Workplace, Farm Workers, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, SFYL HOT TOPIC, UF/IFAS Extension

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