Extension St. Lucie County

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Spanish Needle and Butterfly

UF Extension Butterflies and Wildflowers Bioblitz in St. Lucie County

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August 3, 2023

Calling all interested Master Gardener Volunteers, Master Naturalists and interested members of the public! We need your help with the upcoming UF Extension Butterflies and Wildflowers Bioblitz in St. Lucie County. Do you want to learn ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: #bee, #butterflies, #events, #UFBugs, #wildlife
National Honey Bee Day

Celebrate National Honeybee Day 2023 with a Honey Tasting in Fort Pierce

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August 3, 2023

Have you ever wanted to experience the different tastes of locally sourced honey?  This might be the perfect opportunity. Come and celebrate National Honeybee Day with this fun honey tasting event in Fort Pierce.  The UF/IFAS Extension St ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Conservation, Events, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, NATURAL RESOURCES, Work & Life
Tags: #bee, #FoodIsOurMiddleName, #UFBugs, #wildlife, Fort Pierce, Ft Pierce, Honey, Honey Bee, Honey Bee Day
Great Horned Owl and Owlet

Florida Master Naturalist Habitat Evaluation Course June 2023

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May 22, 2023

About this Habitat Evaluation Course The UF/ IFAS Extension offices in Indian River and St. Lucie Counties are pleased to announce the upcoming Florida Master Naturalist Program Habitat Evaluation hybrid steward course which starts June 14, ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Events, Forests, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, Water, Wildlife
Tags: #wildlife, Egret Marsh, Iguana, Sea Turtles

Try my Super-secret Mango Guacamole Recipe for National Avocado Day 2022

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July 20, 2022

National Avocado Day is July 31, 2022, 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. We can also ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Avocado, Guacamole, July31, Mango, Monounsaturated, Nationalguacamoleday, Nutritious
National Honey Bee Day

Let’s make some buzz on National Honey Bee Day! August 20th

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July 6, 2022

The UF/IFAS Social Media Committee is enlisting your participation in the National Honey Bee Day Social Media Blitz on August 20, 2022.  Participants of this social media event can be from inside UF/IFAS or community supporters with an interest ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Events, Home Landscapes, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Honey, Honey Bee, Social Media
Peters's Rock Agama

My Internship Shadowing Experience: How do you live trap Peters’s rock agama?

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June 29, 2022

My Background My name is Sean M. and I was born and raised in coastal SE Florida. I am currently a senior at the University of Florida studying Forest Resources and Conservation with a specialization in Protected Areas Management. I was informed ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Events, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agama, Reptile, Trap, Trapping

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

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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, Snakes, Tegu
farm field about to be harvested by tractor with inset photos of diverse farm workers

Good Food Connections Virtual Meet-Up is Back

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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

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