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Florida’s Spring Wildflowers


April 25, 2016

Guest post by Extension Specialist, James Stevenson. What a colorful spring we are enjoying! Perhaps due to this year’s mild and wet winter, spring came early and with great wildflower flourish. It is certainly worth getting out in this ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Blueberry, Butterfly, Edible, Flowers, Grasses, Habitats, Lmilligan, Parks, Pink Flower, Plants, Preserves, Purple Flower, Spring, Summer, Sunflower, Upland, Wetland, White Flower, Wildflower, Winter, Yellow Flower

Florida Invaders


March 1, 2016

Did you know that our economy and natural environment are under siege by plant and animal invaders? Invasions of exotic (non-native) species cost Floridians over $500 million each year! Our public lands, parks and preserves are very ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Conservation, Invasive Animals, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Landscape, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Sustainability, Wildlife

What’s So Bad About Invasive Plants?


February 22, 2016

As my colleague Lara pointed out on February 15th, this week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week. We'll be teaching many classes (schedule at link above) around Pinellas County to help you learn about invasive plants. So why are invasive ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Flowers, Invasive, Native, Native Plants, Plants, Wildlife

What If You Have An Invasive Plant In Your Yard? Do You Know What To Do?


February 15, 2016

This year National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW) runs from February 21-27th. If you’re not quite sure what an invasive species is, there is no better time than NISAW to find out! There are many definitions for invasive species, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Alien, Awareness, Blogs, Education, Extension, Invasive Plant, Invasive Species, Lmilligan, NISAW, Outvasive, Photo Contest, Pinellas County, Selfie, Volunteer, Wildlife, Work Days

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