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Florida Pesticide Licenses: Right-of-Way


June 6, 2024

Florida is one of the most regulated states concerning pesticide applications. Florida has 13 different pesticide licenses with over 20 categories. This makes it difficult for applicators to understand what license is the one they need for a ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Pesticide License, Pesticide_applicator, Pesticide_protection, Right-of-way, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County

Licencias de pesticidas de Florida: Derecho de Paso (“Right-of-Way”)


June 6, 2024

Florida es uno de los estados más regulados en cuanto a aplicaciones de plaguicidas. Florida tiene 13 licencias de plaguicidas diferentes con más de 20 categorías. Esto dificulta que los aplicadores comprendan que licencia es la que necesitan ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Derecho-de-paso, En Espanol, Espanol, Pesticide License, Pesticide_applicator, Pesticide_protection, Right-of-way, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County

New Episode from Naturally Florida: “Surviving the Squeeze: The Lower Keys Marsh Rabbit’s Fight”

lara milligan
May 20, 2024

The marsh rabbit is a medium-sized rabbit with short, rounded ears, and small feet. It is similar in appearance to the more familiar eastern cottontail rabbit but without the white color of their tail. The marsh rabbit is found in the southeastern ... READ MORE

Category: , Natural Resources
Tags: Cottontail, Florida Keys, Mammal, Marsh Rabbit, Naturally Florida Podcast, Rabbit

New Episode from Naturally Florida Podcast: “Mosquito Season is Coming!”

lara milligan
April 15, 2024

Are you itching for answers to the pesky mosquitoes starting to make their presence known? In this two-part episode, we explore the mosquitoes of Florida, covering everything from mosquito biology, types of mosquitoes, mosquito surveillance ... READ MORE

Category: , Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Lmilligan, Mosquito, Mosquitoes, Naturally Florida Podcast, Shannon Carnevale
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April 2024: UF/IFAS Extension Polk County Events

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March 15, 2024

Unearth the Excitement: UF/IFAS Extension Polk County Events Welcome to a season of discovery and community at UF/IFAS Extension Polk County! As we welcome the vibrant hues of spring, we’re excited to unveil a series of enthralling events ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Recreation
Tags: Central Florida, Florida Ecosystem, Polk County, Polkpesttraining, Vermicomposting
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New Episode from Naturally Florida – “Scent-sational Skunks of Florida”

lara milligan
February 19, 2024

In this episode, we explore the two species of skunks found in Florida, the striped skunk and the eastern spotted skunk. A mammal that is so unique, it recently divided from a subfamily of the weasel to become its own family, a stinky one! ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Lmilligan, Mammal, Naturally Florida Podcast, Shannon Carnevale, Skunk, Wildlife

New Episode From Naturally Florida Podcast – “Florida’s Venomous Snakes”

lara milligan
February 12, 2024

How do you feel about snakes? Not a fan? Well, while we believe snakes are friends, not foes, we recognize it may be comforting to know that the vast majority of snakes in Florida are non-venomous and largely cannot hurt you or your family. ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Lmilligan, Naturally Florida Podcast, Reptiles, Shannon Carnevale, Snakes, Venomous

New Episode from Naturally Florida Podcast: “Florida’s Floating Sea-Potatoes … the Manatee!”

lara milligan
February 12, 2024

Manatees are Florida’s gentle giants and are a sight to behold. They are state and federally protected species under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, the Endangered Species Act of 1973, and the Florida Manatee Sanctuary Act of ... READ MORE

Category: , Natural Resources
Tags: Lmilligan, Mammal, Manatee, Naturally Florida Podcast, Sea Cow, Shannon Carnevale

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