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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 Changing Climate – Part 2 (2010-2020)
In Part 1 we looked at the history, and the science, behind the climate change issue.  That post discussed everything said during the early periods up to about 2010


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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your


Florida Sea Grant Extension: The Best on Land or Sea
Try to find a better group of Sea Grant Extension Agents than we have in Florida. You can’t do it


Six Rivers CISMA Dirty Dozen Invasive Species of the Month – Lionfish
Six Rivers “Dirty Dozen” Invasive Species Red Lionfish (Pterois volitans) Define Invasive Species: must have all of the following – Is non-native to the area, in our case northwest Florida Introduced by humans, whether intentional or accidental Causing either an environmental or economic problem, possibly both Define “Dirty Dozen”.


Weekly “What is it?”: Wildlife-friendly Yards
Florida has all the elements of a wild animal’s paradise. The state has abundant rain and water sources, lush vegetation, plenty of food, and tons of nesting and hiding places


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    Weekly “What is it?”: Polyphemus Moth
    Periodically, one of these articles spurs a question from a reader, often requiring additional research on my part.  A few weeks ago, one of our Master Naturalists saw my article on the luna moth and asked for confirmation on a different species of moth he’d found


    Eels of the Florida Panhandle
    Eels of the Florida Panhandle   Eels… when that name comes up most think of either the vicious moray eels or the famous electric eel.  Moray eels do exist in the Florida panhandle, and we will talk about them