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Want a Beautiful, Sustainable Garden? The one thing you should do now…

May 18, 2015

Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County There are a lot of resources out there to help you control, destroy, or otherwise eliminate bugs from your garden… but why? Did you know that less than 1% of all of the insects on ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: #ufbugs, Beneficial Bugs, Garden, Garden Pests, Gardening, Good Bugs, Landscape, Lawn Pests, Natural Garden, Sustainable Landscape, Wildlife, Wildlife Garden

Paddle the Preserve!

May 1, 2015

Let me paint a picture for you…The water is flat calm around you, there is not a soul in sight, and the only sounds that you hear are those of wading birds and jumping fish. As the sun rises over the horizon, a manatee meanders by and surfaces ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Canoe, Kayak, Libby Carnahan, Paddle, Pinellas, Preserve, Sea Grant, St. Petersburg, Weedon

That’s An Awfully Large…

April 27, 2015

Treefrog! Did you know the invasive Cuban treefrog can grow to be 5.5 inches? That is quite big considering the largest of our native treefrogs only grows to be 2.5 inches. It’s also a good way to help identify this invasive species. Many ... READ MORE

Category: Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Bulging Eyes, Cuban Treefrog, Freezer, Frog, Invasive, Invasive Species, Large Treefrog, Loud Croaking Noise At Night, Pinellas County, PVC Pipe, Red Eyes, Toepads, Whitish Frog

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