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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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A Large Mass of Seaweed is Heading to Florida; Will It Impact the Florida Panhandle?
It sounds like one of those Sci-Fi thrillers where there is a giant asteroid heading to Earth and we need a special team led by Bruce Willis to save the planet.  But in this case it is not a large rock, but a large mass of seaweed


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We Need Citizen Scientists to Help Spot Invasive Species
February 20 - 26 is National Invasive Species Awareness Week, and UF/IFAS Extension agents throughout Florida have been raising awareness about invasive species and how we can limit their impact on our state’s economy, our natural ecosystems and our everyday lives. If you happen to see what looks like a baby dragon walking on water, could you please give your local


A Sea of Grass; Part 1 – The Grasses
Many in the Florida panhandle are aware of the importance of seagrasses to estuarine ecology.  They have heard this many times before and have heard how important it is to protect them


Weekly “What is it?”: Sharrows
You have likely driven down roads painted with arrows and a stenciled bicycle, but may not be familiar with what these designations actually mean. Dubbed with the portmanteau “sharrow,” for "share-arrow," it’s simply a traffic lane meant to be shared equally by cars and bicycles


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    Weekly “What is it?”: Insect galls
    It's an occupational hazard—because I am always teaching people about trees, I find myself subconsciously identifying plants as I am walking, biking, or driving down the road. It’s a compulsion borne of decades of needing to be ready to answer a question about what this or that species is


    Exploring the Gulf of Mexico; Part 9 – Returning to Port
    For boaters, the two happiest days of their lives is the day they buy their boat… and the day they sell it.  Going to sea can be that way