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Florida on Fire, a new episode from Naturally Florida


November 30, 2021

Florida ecosystems have evolved with fire as a part of their system. Without periodic and regular exposure to fire, Florida's ecosystems often become unbalanced. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the US embarked on a nationwide effort ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Natural Resources
Tags: Fire, Florida, Lara Milligan, Naturally-florida-podcast, Shannon Carnevale
Photo of live oak branch with Spanish moss hanging from it.

Webinar Series: Florida Arbor Day Celebration


January 5, 2021

UF/IFAS Extension Polk County will host a series of webinars about urban forestry and urban trees in celebration of Florida Arbor Day, the week of January 11, 2021. They will focus on trees and tree canopy in Polk County’s residential and ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources
Tags: Arbor Day, Community Forests, Florida Ecosystem, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Jschelb, Scarnevale, Urban Forests

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

Go a little “greener” this year, consider a Florida native Christmas Tree


November 4, 2019

Updated for 2020 If you’ve been looking for ways to make your holiday celebrations just a little more eco-friendly, consider getting a native Florida sand pine, locally-grown this Christmas! You can cut down your very own Florida native ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources
Tags: Christmas Trees, Florida Ecosystem, Holidays, Shannon Carnevale, Sustainable Living

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