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AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES

Agriculture Extension agents help ranchers and farmers enhance their production and distribution capacities, while maintaining sound environmental principles. The agent assists them in adapting to new technology and protecting our environment. Through consultations, on-site demonstrations and workshops the agent provides the latest information in five major program areas: Natural Resources, Crop Production, Produce Marketing, Pesticide Use and Education, and Livestock and Range Management.

Northeast Florida Master Naturalist Chapter 

The Northeast Florida Master Naturalist Chapter is a group of graduates of the Florida Master Naturalist Program from Nassau, Duval, Clay, Baker, St. Johns and Flagler counties  working to promote conservation through education in our communities. We are looking for members who want to continue their environmental education activities and outreach with fellow Naturalists. Graduates of one FMNP course module are eligible to become members of the Northeast Florida Master Naturalist Chapter. 

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Agriculture & Natural Resources

Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Nandina (Nandina domestica)

Nandina (Nandina domestica) Nandina, or heavenly bamboo, started in the landscape and now appears throughout some of our natural areas. This evergreen shrub...
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Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Mimosa Silk Tree (Albizia julibrissin)

Mimosa Silk Tree (Albizia julibrissin) I'll be the first to admit - this is a beautiful tree. Unfortunately, it is highly invasive. You can easily see this...
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Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Mother of Millions (Kalanchoe x houghtnoii)

Mother of Millions (Kalanchoe x houghtnonii) The Mother of Millions gets its name because of the hundreds of offspring it produces and spreads across the landscape. This specific plant has been problematic for Nassau County's coastal...
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