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New Episode from Naturally Florida: “Rat Poisons and Wildlife: What’s the Big Deal?”
Rodenticides are a specific type of pesticide used to control rats and mice, also known as rat poisons, but they can have impacts throughout the food chain if not used correctly. In this episode, we will explore the science behind rodenticides, the impact of rat poisons, and of course, best management practices when it comes to controlling
Naturally Florida Receives National Award
Naturally Florida has been publishing monthly podcast episodes about Florida and the wild things that live here for just over a year. Launching in June 2021, there are currently 18+ episodes available for public consumption
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Cool Off with these UF/IFAS Extension Podcasts
I’m not gonna lie--it’s hot outside! Summer heat in Florida is more than a matter of comfort—it's a health and safety issue. If you want to limit your outdoor exposure, but still keep up on topics like gardening, nature watching, farming, beekeeping, or the latest in scientific research, podcasts are a great way to do that
Rodent management options in and around the home
Want this information on-the-go? Check out this episode from the "Naturally Florida" podcast. https://open
Appalled by Galls
By Rebekah Heppner, Pinellas County Master Gardener Volunteer I was very excited when my starry rosinweed (Silphium integrifolium) came back after looking dead all winter. Then it bloomed
New Episode From Naturally Florida: “Microplastic Pollution…What Is It?”
Plastic pollution has been a known problem for decades, but more recently researchers have been focusing on this idea of microplastics, that is, plastic particles about 5mm in size or smaller. Where do microplastics come from? What are the threats? And what can we do? Find out in this episode
New Episode from Naturally Florida: “Toads as Big as Your Head! Cane Toads in Florida”
Cane toads are well known for posing a threat to our pets. They are one of many invasive animal species we have here in Florida