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Category: Events

Coastal Shoreline Restoration

Master Naturalist Coastal Shoreline Restoration Course Begins March 17, 2022


January 5, 2022

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR THE UF/IFAS FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST COASTAL SHORELINE RESTORATION 100% ONLINE COURSE The UF/ IFAS St Lucie, Martin and Escambia County Extension offices are collaborating on the upcoming Florida Master Naturalist Program ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Events, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: #events, Coastal Shoreline Restoration, Event, Living Shorelines, Marine, Master Naturalist, Masternaturalist
Brazilian Peppertree

1st Annual Brazilian Peppertree Berry Busting Day – December 15th in Fort Pierce


November 24, 2021

1st Annual Brazilian Peppertree Berry Busting Day!!! The Minteer Lab at the UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center in Fort Pierce needs your help! On December 15th from 8:30 AM – 1 PM, they need help collecting Brazilian Peppertree ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Biological Control, Brazilian Pepper, Brazilian Peppertree, Fort Pierce, Invasive
Snake

Snakes and Lizards of the FL Treasure Coast – Presentation February 9, 2022


November 16, 2021

The UF/IFAS Extension St Lucie County in conjunction with the St. Lucie County Libraries Paula Lewis Branch will be conducting a lunch and learn presentation entitled “Snakes and Lizards of the Florida Treasure Coast” on February 9, 2022 ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Home Landscapes, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Agama, Anole, Coral Snake, Iguana, Rattlesnake, Reptile, Snake, Tegu
farm field about to be harvested by tractor with inset photos of diverse farm workers

Good Food Connections Virtual Meet-Up is Back


October 11, 2021

I think we would all agree that food is vitally important. More of us are starting to notice that the quality and origin of that food is just as important. Consumers are asking for locally grown, organic, farm-raised and more. The trend for ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Events, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #food, Connections, Crops, Food Supply, Networking, Produce, Restaurant, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, Vegetables
Guacamole

Try my Super-secret Mango Guacamole Recipe for National Guacamole Day 2021


September 13, 2021

National Guacamole Day is September 16, 2021, and I thought it would be a good time to divulge my super-secret mango guacamole recipe. Its sweet, spicy, and tasty. Its a source of monounsaturated fats which can be part of a healthful diet. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Avocado, Guacamole, Mango, Monounsaturated, Nationalguacamoleday, Nutritious, Papaya, September 16

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
Handwashing

Proper hand washing hygiene resources (corona virus COVID-19)


March 13, 2020

UF/IFAS Extension has hand washing posters available for download: Proper Hand Washing for School Children (1.38MB PDF) Proper Hand Washing for Elders (1.22MB PDF) Proper Hand Washing for Caregivers (1.38MB PDF) Proper ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Corona Virus, Covid19, Handwash, Hygiene
Photo Credit: Carol Alberts

Housing in St. Lucie: A Needed Conversation


February 19, 2019

People are talking about Affordable Housing in St. Lucie County and I am excited to be a part of the conversation! Let me tell you, the members of the St. Lucie County Council of Social Agencies (COSA) dedicated a full day to represent the voices ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Home Management, Money Matters, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Advocacy, Affordable Housing, COSA, Financial Education, Housing, Shimberg, Social Agencies, Social Agency

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