Category: Natural Resources

Beeswax Food Wrapper “Make & Take” with Film Screening

Close-up photo of microplastic pieces with two fingers for scale.

In celebration of Microplastics Awareness Month (September), UF/IFAS Extension Polk County’s Natural Resources program is excited to announce a new event with DIY Beeswax Food Wrappers! Join us for a film screening of “Smog of the Sea” and… Read More

Air Potato Leaf Beetles Available to Florida Residents

air potato vine and tubers. UF/IFAS File Photo

UPDATE: UF/IFAS concluded their 5-yr air potato leaf beetle distribution Extension program in September 2019. To request beetles from Florida’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, click: http://bit.ly/APLBF You may recognize the long twining vines and glossy heart-shaped leaves of… Read More

Heartland CISMA’s 8th Annual Central Florida Invasive Species Workshop

close up of coral ardisia leaves.

As a partner in the Heartland CISMA, UF/IFAS Extension Polk County’s Natural Resources program is pleased to offer a CEU opportunity to those who are interested in invasive species management, mapping, and identification skills. Join us on April… Read More