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How nature can protect us from natural disasters

Did you know that our beautiful Florida environment can protect us from natural disasters? These ecosystem services, or contributions that the environment provides for human well-being, are crucial during our times of need. Coastal Wetlands… Read More

Disaster preparedness: consider shelf-stable food safety

Pantry organization of non-perishable food items. [CREDIT: UF/IFAS, Tyler Jones]

As you know, our official storm/hurricane season starts June 1. Have you begun to prepare? A good first step is to look in your pantry for shelf-stable foods. Of course, what IS a shelf-stable food?… Read More