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Tropical Fruit–Lychee
Tropical Fruit at a Glance--Lychee by Jeff Wasielewski, Laura Vasquez and Jonathan H. Crane Common name: Lychee Botanical name: Litchi chinensis Family: Sapindaceae Good varieties: Mauritius, Brewster, Sweetheart, Emperor About the fruit: The lychee is colored bright red and has sweet, textured pulp surrounding a

08/01/2021

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A Boost for Hernando County’s Scallop Season
Over the last year, a team of volunteers worked hard to help give the bay scallop population off Hernando's coast a much-needed boost. These volunteers go by the name of "Scallop Sitters

07/27/2021

4th of July: A red, white and blue… and green edition
Happy 245th birthday, America! Our land has provided so much for our nation. From the fertile croplands of the Midwest to the clean water reservoirs underneath the sandy Florida soil, we would not be who we are today without these resources

06/25/2021

Gardening Helps Reduce Stress and Anxiety in Youth
Gardening can make a great impact on the mental health of youth. There are many ways to get youth interested and involved in gardening! Gardening's Impact of Youths Mental Health

06/23/2021

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Father’s Day feature: a family’s love for the water becomes an act of service
To the Wetzel family, a perfect day is one spent on the water fishing and enjoying each other’s company. For the past 10 years, they have added a volunteer component to their outdoors time by collecting samples for Florida LAKEWATCH

06/17/2021

Water Wednesday Recap – Hurricane Preparedness
The Atlantic hurricane season extends from June 1 through November 30.  NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season

06/09/2021