Join UF/IFAS Extension Faculty, Shannon Carnevale, to learn about cane toads in Florida, with a 1-hr webinar.
About this cane toad webinar
Invasive species, like cane toads, are species that (a) are nonnative to a specified ... READ MORE
This October, join us for a two-day beginner backpacking class!
This two-day workshop (Tuesday and Thursday evening) will teach participants all about the basic skills required to go backpacking in Florida's backcountry.
Participants ... READ MORE
A rain barrel is an easy way to save water from a rainfall event to water your garden later. You may choose to buy one ready made, or you can make it yourself.
Finding a Barrel
The first step of making a rain barrel is finding the barrel. ... READ MORE
Naturally Florida has been publishing monthly podcast episodes about Florida and the wild things that live here for just over a year. Launching in June 2021, there are currently 18+ episodes available for public consumption.
Naturally Florida ... READ MORE
By now, you may have seen the recent article stating alarming news about the beloved monarch butterfly population. Many gardeners in Florida enjoy planting for butterflies, observing the unique lifecycle of butterflies, and adding colorful flowers ... READ MORE
Rodenticides are a specific type of pesticide used to control rats and mice, also known as rat poisons, but they can have impacts throughout the food chain if not used correctly. In this episode, we will explore the science behind rodenticides, ... READ MORE
By now you have heard about the discovery of Giant African Lands Snails in Pasco County, which is a nonnative, invasive mollusk. The area is currently under a quarantine which prohibits the movement of plant materials in or out of the New ... READ MORE
Our water resources are stretched today providing us with water for our homes, our crops, factories, businesses, and nature. Unfortunately, today's problem will only continue as the population of Central Florida grows. As we look for other water ... READ MORE
Join Polk County 4-H for a family day camp to celebrate Lakes Appreciation Month!
Every July is Lakes Appreciation Month, let's celebrate by learning about our local lakes!
Polk County is home to over 500 named lakes. This July learn how ... READ MORE
Cane toads are well known for posing a threat to our pets. They are one of many invasive animal species we have here in Florida. In this episode you will learn all about this invasive toad species, how it became established in Florida, impacts ... READ MORE