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Category: Forests

Pinellas Parks and Preserves are Open for Socially-Distant Recreation

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… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

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

Climate Change is a Current, and Future Issue

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 is broken down into chapters on… Read More

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

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… Read More

What does Sea Level Rise mean for YOU?

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… Read More

Wildflower Wonders

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 drive… Read More