UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County is the local branch of a nationwide network of land grant universities providing non-biased, research-based information to America's citizens. In our state, Extension's land grant link is the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences(IFAS).
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New Episode from Naturally Florida, “It’s Spooky Season, Let’s Chat About Bats
Mummies, Ghosts, and Goblins – oh my! This spooky season, we’re chatting about bats in Florida! Thirteen species of Florida bats live here year-round and several more migrate in from the North or South at certain times of year. These amazing flying mammals, the only mammal with true flight, provide highly valuable pest management
New Episode from Naturally Florida, “The Truth About Iconic Florida”
When people think of Florida or visiting the sights, what do they think of? For most people, it’s some combination of alligators, flamingos, manatees, and sea turtles with a sprinkling of Disney World, Kennedy Space Center, and the beaches. This episode explores the truth about iconic Florida
National Ag Day: Growing a Climate for Tomorrow
March 21st is National Agriculture Day, a time to recognize and celebrate the men and women who produce our food, fuel and fiber. Now celebrating its 50th Anniversary, the theme for this year’s Ag Day is “Growing a Climate for Tomorrow”
For the love of caterpillars!
Did someone turn on the caterpillar switch?! They are everywhere! It’s that time of year when caterpillars are hatching from their eggs and making their presence known. I’m sure I’m not alone in this experience, but let me share a quick story
Three Farms and a Beehive
By Rebekah Heppner, Pinellas County Master Gardener Volunteer The Pinellas Master gardeners visited the Pinellas Beekeepers site at St. Pete College Apiary recently
New Episode from Naturally Florida: “Creating Wildlife Havens”
You’ve probably heard that habitat destruction is a common cause of population declines for many wildlife species. It’s critical for us to do what we can in our yards, neighborhoods and communities to help support wildlife by providing food, water, shelter and space
What Is This Yellow Stuff on My Car?
It’s love! Love is in the air. It is Valentine’s month after all 😉 I’m only slightly kidding