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Pinellas Parks and Preserves are Open for Socially-Distant Recreation

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April 24, 2020

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Beaches, COVID-19, Parks, Parks And Recreation, Pinellas County

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

Climate Change is a Current, and Future Issue

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November 30, 2018

The nation’s economy, public health, infrastructure, and natural resources face an immediate and continued threat from climate change impacts, warns the comprehensive 4th National Climate Assessment (NCA4) released last Friday. The report ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Health & Nutrition, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family
Tags: Climate Change, Global Warming, Sea Level Rise

4-H SPIN Clubs and how one leader built 4 winning SPIN club teams!

February 22, 2018

Have you wanted to become a 4-H volunteer, but worry about the time commitment? Not sure if your child will like to do one project for an entire year? Then the 4-H SPIN (SPecial INterest) clubs may be perfect for you! (more…) READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Forests
Tags: 4-H, Archery, Forest, Marine Ecology, Pinellas County 4-H, Projects, SPIN, Volunteer, Youth

What does Sea Level Rise mean for YOU?

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November 2, 2015

Tampa Bay is experiencing sea level rise. However, if we inform ourselves with the science and plan collectively as a community, we will be more resilient to any potential impacts. After a careful review of scientific research and associated ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Adaptation Planning, Climate Change, Community Engagement, Global Warming, Pinellas County, Sea Level Rise, Tampa Bay

Wildflower Wonders

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September 14, 2015

Pinellas County’s Preserves are a great place to see our amazing wildflowers in their natural ecosystems. Autumn brings a flush of late-flowering plants; whose fruits and seeds may provide food for wildlife through the winter months. The ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Fall Wildflowers, Goldenrod, Horsemint, Orchid, Pink Flower, Pollen, Pollinators, Ragweed, Wildflower Festival, Wildflowers, Yellow Flower

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