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UF/IFAS Extension
Escambia County

The University of Florida IFAS Extension Escambia County is the liaison between research conducted by scientists at the University of Florida and our local community.

3740 Stefani Road
Cantonment, FL 32533


Monday - Friday
8am - 4:30pm

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The Cuban Treefrogs are Coming
In the invasive species world, we talk of “Early Detection Rapid Response” (EDRR).  These are invasive species that are currently not in our area, or are in very low numbers, but pose a potential threat


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Program: Myrtle Grove Gardening Talks
This fall is all about pollinators.  On Wednesday, September 21, Master Gardener Volunteers will share information on pollinator plants and native milkweeds for your yard


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


Lions in the Bay
Yep… I stole that line from Robert Turpin.  He is well known for his ability to come up with great titles


Weekly “What is it?”: Blackwater Fisheries Center
It was built in the late 1930’s by the Works Progress Administration to help starving people survive the Depression. The idea was to create a state-run fish hatchery, insuring fish were healthy at every step from spawn to adult


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    Video: Thryallis is a Florida-Friendly Landscape Shrub
    Homeowners are able to select Thryallis as a low maintenance shrub for the North Florida landscape. Learn the characteristics of this Florida Friendly plant with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County


    National Estuaries Week – Bay Scallops
    We round out National Estuaries Week with an article about yet another marine animal that was once common in lower Pensacola Bay and disappeared.  This is one that many local residents would LOVE to see make a return