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UF/IFAS Extension
Collier County

We help people find practical solutions to problems specific to living in Florida. In fact, people find Extension so valuable, that we are the largest adult education and youth development organization in the world.

Contact

collier@ifas.ufl.edu
(239)252-4800
14700 Immokalee Road
Naples, FL 34120

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
Closed on Federal Holidays

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Summer Time Boating Safety Stats and Tips!
Florida leads the nation with many impressive statistics such as having the most IGFA fishing world records (925), being the state with most amount of coastline in the lower 48 (1,350 miles) and having more boats registered here than any other state (954,731 recreational and 30,274 commercial registered vessels)! With almost half of the 836 reported 2020.

05/19/2021

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Fish of Florida: Red Snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) Species Profile
Northern Red Snapper, Lutjanus campechanus Florida State Record: 46 lbs 8 oz, Destin 1985 IGFA World Record: 50 lbs 4 oz, Louisiana 1996 For most current red snapper regulations please check out this the FWC snapper page, .

06/04/2021

Beneficial Garden Bugs: The Good Flies
Not all bugs are alike.  Some bugs in Florida are garden pests, because they can do a lot of damage to plants, especially during the growing season

06/17/2021

Federally Permitted For-Hire Fishing Operations In Florida States Listen Up! A Quick Review of NOAA’s New Southeast For-Hire Electronic Reporting Program
Beginning January 2021, NOAA Fisheries is implementing a new reporting requirement for federally permitted South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico for-hire fishing vessels called the Southeast For- Hire Electronic Reporting Program. The official start date of the program in the South Atlantic Jan 4th 2021 and Jan 5th 2021 in the Gulf of Mexico

12/23/2020

Pachira Aquatica Recipe
When growing a food forest there are many unique plants to pick from. One of the less popular plants is the Pachira Aquatica

09/04/2020

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    Spending Time Outside in the Summer
    During a Florida summer, we often dread stepping outside to face temperatures upwards of 90 degrees Fahrenheit. If you take the right steps, exercise and leisure activities can be done outside safely and comfortably

    06/17/2021

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

    06/16/2021