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Roseate Spoonbill

Florida Master Naturalist Environmental Interpretation Course Begins Jan. 31, 2022


December 20, 2021

The UF/ IFAS Extension St Lucie County is pleased to announce the upcoming Florida Master Naturalist Program Environmental Interpretation course. This FMNP course provides 24 hours of educational coursework including presentations, class discussions ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Master Naturalist, FMNP, Interpretation
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, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Biological Control, Brazilian Pepper, Brazilian Peppertree, Fort Pierce, Invasive
Brazilian Peppertree

Brazilian Peppertree Biological Control UF/IFAS Extension Team Successfully Adapts to COVID-19 ”New Normal”


March 31, 2021

Thank you to the project collaborators and students who made our Brazilian peppertree biological control extension program a success. The UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, the UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center and partners ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources
Tags: #GatorDay, Biological Control, Brazilian Peppertree, Invasive, Thrips
Brazilian Peppertree

Common Invasive Plants on the Treasure Coast


March 17, 2021

On March 9, 2021, I worked with Extension Agent Kate Rotindo and her Florida Master Gardener volunteers to teach them about invasive pest plants on the Treasure Coast.  As part of this training program, I asked the Master Gardeners to come ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources
Tags: Acacia, Air Potato, Biological Control, Brazilian Peppertree, Invasive, Lygodium, Melaleuca, Old World Climbing Fern
Rainbow agama

Peters’s Rock Agama on the Treasure Coast


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

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