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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

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Volunteers needed for horseshoe crab project

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May 24, 2019

Often, when I meet people, they ask me. "What do you do?" When I tell them I’m a marine biologist, I get replies like, “Cool, I always wanted to be a marine biologist" or "I wish I could do that." Here’s your chance. We are looking ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Citizen Scientist, Horseshoe Crabs, Marine Education, Pgm_Marine, Sea Grant

Cyclic Water Struggle

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December 1, 2014

At 3 o’clock expect rain. Those were the words I heard over and over when I first moved to the Tampa Bay area. It took time for the wisdom to sink in. Here in Florida we receive the majority of the 54.2 inches of average rainfall during the ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Apps, Horticulture, Irrigation, Lawns, Sustainability, Technology, Water

Citizen Science

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August 18, 2014

I’ve often thought about the public’s opinion of scientists as one most closely related to “the man behind the curtain” in the movie The Wizard of Oz. Scientists are often seen as an enigmatic figure, acting in secrecy to create things ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Apps, Data Collection, Education, Horticulture, Irrigation, Research, Science, Technology

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