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
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
For some, it is easy to tell a pine tree from, say, an oak tree, but can you tell a pine tree from a pine tree? Some might say it’s a pain in the neck to properly identify certain pine species. Here, we are going to explore three different ... READ MORE
After a long day at the hot beach it can feel like heaven to take a shower to get rid of all the sand and sticky sea water. While rinsing you may or may not notice a sign that warns of no shampoo or body wash in the showers which might seem ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County at Weedon Island Preserve is looking for high school students with an interest in the environment to join the Ranger Naturalist program.
High school students yearning to learn more about the environment ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension invites you to celebrate Earth Day by getting in touch with your artistic side! Pick up your colored pencil, paintbrush, and scissors and get creative! The 2017 Earth Day Mail Art Competition is currently accepting submissions ... READ MORE
What: A Salty Heritage: Celebrating the Fishing History of Tampa Bay
When: Saturday, December 3
Where: Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive, St. Petersburg, FL 33702
About: Tampa Bay has a rich ... READ MORE
Florida summer air temperatures, calm waters, and diverse recreational opportunities beg boaters to get out on the water! The first step is to check the operation of your vessel, trailer and safety gear. The next step, deciding where to launch, ... READ MORE
Adults fear it and kids love it…it’s poop! Stool, waste, feces, dung, there are many ways to say it, but nobody ever really wants to talk about it. Everything that eats, poops, right? And all that poop has to go somewhere.
Fortunately ... READ MORE
Florida is the "Fishing Capital of the World” with more world record fish catches than any other state or country. From an economic perspective, Florida also leads all states in economic impacts for its marine recreational fisheries and has ... READ MORE