Was your landscape swamped by the recent hurricane? Many plants in the landscape are not tolerant of standing water, especially salty or brackish water. Under these conditions the roots cannot get oxygen and essentially the root system suffocates. ... READ MORE
When people think of Florida or visiting the sights, what do they think of?
For most people, it’s some combination of alligators, flamingos, manatees, and sea turtles with a sprinkling of Disney World, Kennedy Space Center, and the ... READ MORE
Green Society: Making the Future
Last weekend I was fortunate enough to participate in a panel discussion about the future of our community. The panel was a part of an art show titled Expanding Waters, hosted by Creative Pinellas. ... READ MORE
The old Piney Point phosphate plant has dominated the news cycle in Tampa Bay for weeks. Wastewater from the reservoir was pumped into Tampa Bay to avoid a catastrophic breach on land. The environmental restoration of Tampa Bay is an internationally ... READ MORE
This Wednesday evening, UF/IFAS Extension Florida Sea Grant launches the “Seafood at Your Fingertips: LIVE” cooking series. Libby Carnahan, Pinellas County Agent, is bringing you some fresh ideas for an old favorite- the can of Tuna! Libby ... READ MORE
Florida is often referred to as the fishing capital of the world, making it unsurprising that Floridians eat nearly twice as much seafood as consumers in the rest of the nation. However, like the rest of the country, most of Florida’s seafood ... READ MORE
While the beaches in Pinellas County are gaining a lot of press, County Parks and Preserves have remained open for recreational exercise, with limited amenities, during the duration of the “Safer at Home” County Order . “Under the Governor’s ... READ MORE
The following is reprinted from the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council. They are updating this page daily.
Taking into consideration reported cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) infections in Florida, the Tampa Bay EDC is providing resources ... READ MORE
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
The term 4-H is synonymous with pigs and cows and state fairs. However, today 4-H is so much more than its agricultural roots. 4-H Special Interest, or SPIN, Clubs off students an opportunity to experience the fun, learning, and life skills ... READ MORE