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Spotlight on Florida Master Naturalist Craig Weyandt, Superintendent-The Moorings at Hawks Nest Golf Course

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October 7, 2022

The mission of the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is to promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Florida’s natural world among Florida’s citizens and visitors. We’re highlighting graduates of the Florida Master Naturalist ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: #pesticide, #wildlife, Fertilizer, Golf, Master Naturalist
Snake

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
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Florida Atala Butterflies Back from the Brink?

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May 25, 2021

The Florida atala butterfly (Eumaeus atala Poey) is a rare hairstreak butterfly characterized by satiny black wings featuring an iridescent turquois shimmer. It was thought to be extinct due to overharvest of its host plant, Zamia integrifolia ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: #UFBugs, Atala, Butterfly
atala butterfly

Florida Atala Butterflies Back from the Brink?

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May 25, 2021

The Florida atala butterfly (Eumaeus atala Poey) is a rare hairstreak butterfly characterized by satiny black wings featuring an iridescent turquois shimmer. It was thought to be extinct due to overharvest of its host plant, Zamia integrifolia ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: #UFBugs, Atala, Butterfly
Rainbow agama

Peters’s Rock Agama on the Treasure Coast

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February 1, 2021

The UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County is producing educational information about nonnative Peters's rock agama that are becoming increasingly visible on the Treasure Coast. You can view the TV show that was produced on the topic courtesy of ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Agama, Critter Corner, Invasive Reptile, Rainbow Lizard
Mosquito

Bromeliads and Mosquitoes

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July 25, 2020

What can you do to prevent mosquitoes from inhabiting your bromeliad plants? The information below is courtesy of Dr. Roxanne Connelly formerly with the UF/IFAS Florida Medical Entomology Lab and currently with CDC. There are several options: ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Dengue, Florida Medical Entomology Lab, FMEL, Gioeli, Mosquito, Mosquitoes, Virus, West Nile

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