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Broward County

Broward County Extension Service is a partnership between the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), and Broward County government, to provide non-biased, research-based information to Broward citizens.

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Davie, FL 33314


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Royal Poinciana – Beautiful, but Poor Compartmentalizers.
A picture is often worth a thousand words. As an ISA certified certified arborist, when I saw this huge Royal Poinciana collapsed on a sunny day, with no wind, rain, or other adverse weather conditions, I just had to stop and find out what happened! What I discovered is a cautionary tale to all tree lovers


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Provide for Wildlife- The Gulf Fritillary
Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Our urban Yards are the first line of defense to protect local wildlife. As urban areas rapidly increase worldwide, our urban yards are the first defense line preserving Florida's fragile environment


Prepare for Hurricane Ian
SEPT. 26, 2022 (10 AM) -- Hurricane Ian is approaching the Gulf of Mexico and is on a path to impact the west coast of Florida


Be Aware of the Risks of Eating Raw Oysters
Seafood is one of those foods people find delicious and a special treat when dining out. Many cultures have it as a mainstay of their meals


Jaboticaba – A Fruit Worth the Wait
  This fruit tree is a superstar in Brazil. In the plant world, there are some superstars


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    Heat, Hydration, and Dehydration: Fire Safety and Preparedness
    This is the 5th blog in this series. So far, we have covered knowing the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness, sources of water, tips to drink more water, and ideas to beat the heat and stay safe


    Heat, Hydration, and Dehydration:  Defeat the Heat
    This is the 4th blog in this series. Keeping cool is part of good health