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National Honey Bee Day

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


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

Summer Internship Shadowing Scientists Through the UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County


June 30, 2022

My Background I am blogging about the great opportunity I had during my summer internship shadowing scientists and blogging about the experiences. My name is Sean MacWilliam and I was born and raised in coastal SE Florida. I am currently ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Coasts & Marine, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Agama, Earleaf Acacia, Harbor Branch, Internship, Invasive Species, Sea Turtle, Sea Vegetable

My Internship Shadowing Experience: Nighttime Sea Turtle Walk


June 9, 2022

My Background My name is Sean MacWilliam 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. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Coasts & Marine, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Ecological Associates, Endangered Species, Ethics, FMNP, FWC, Leatherback, Loggerhead, Master Naturalist, Photography, Sea Turtle
Sea Vegetables at Harbor Branch

My Internship Shadowing Experience: Sea Vegetables at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute


June 6, 2022

My Background My name is Sean MacWilliam, 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. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: FAU, Harbor Branch, Internship, Sea Vegetable
Hurricane Preparedness

2022 Updated UF/IFAS Hurricane and Disaster Information


June 2, 2022

The UF/IFAS Disaster Preparation & Recovery website offers resources to help Floridians prepare for and deal with natural disasters. From hurricanes to floods, tornados to thunderstorms, natural disasters can impact our lives with little ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Disaster Preparation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: #landscape, Disaster, Hurricane, Stress, Weather
Earleaf Acacia

My Internship Shadowing Experience: Working with Invasive Earleaf Acacia and a Potential Biocontrol Method


June 1, 2022

My background My name is Sean MacWilliam 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. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Biological Control, Earleaf Acacia, Internship, Invasive, Sean MacWilliam
cauliflower and carrots

Fresh and Healthy Summer Salad Mix


May 28, 2022

I couldn't let May slip away without sharing a video I made showcasing how I make my fresh and healthy summer salad mix.  There is no cooking involved - only chopping some vegetables. This recipe calls for only six ingredients. In honor of ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Broccoli, Carrot, Cauliflower, Dried Cranberries, Maple Syrup, Recipe, Salad, Summer Salad Mix, Sunflower Seeds, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County
rainbow

Celebrate LGBT Pride Month in June


May 27, 2022

LGBT Pride Month Background Why do people celebrate LGBT Pride month in June?  It is celebrated every June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in NYC.  If you live in South Florida like I do, you can visit the Stonewall National Museum and ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Gay, Lego, LGBT, Pride

Children’s Pesticides Poisoning and the Ways to Avoid it


April 1, 2022

Pesticides are powerful tools for controlling pests. However, pesticides are also toxic and can severely harm children’s health if stored or used improperly. 50 percent of poisoning incidents each year are for children younger than six years ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #pesticide, Exposure, Pesticide And Children, Pesticide Exposure, Pesticide Poisoning

Game Changers for the Florida Consumer


March 25, 2022

You might not think it, but March has been a great month for consumers, especially in Florida. Yes, fuel prices are up and inflation is high. There have been a few new developments on the state and national level. These developments are game ... READ MORE

Category: , Money Matters, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Banking, Consumer, Consumerism, Credit, Credit Report, Credit Score, Finance, Financial Education, Overdraft Fee, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County

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