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NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION

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The Natural Resources and Conservation program in Polk County is committed to improving the current state of our local ecosystems through natural resources educational programs. By sharing science-based information to improve upon current management and land use practices, the Natural Resources and Conservation Extension Program will improve the function of our natural systems. Small changes by every citizen can contribute to a brighter tomorrow for our natural environment.

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CONTACT

Shannon Carnevale

Natural Resources and Conservation

Extension Agent II, M.S.

863-519-1051

scarnevale@ufl.edu

RECENT NATURAL RESOURCES BLOG POSTS

How to Create a Firefly Oasis

Florida is a beautiful place to visit, with white sand beaches, many lakes, and other forms of natural beauty. However, once the sun goes down, Florida's light show is just beginning. Florida is home to 56 species of firefly, and each species...
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Where to Find Florida Fireflies

As the Florida sun sets low in the sky, it is time for one of Florida’s spectacular wonders. The nightly firefly show. In dark areas near waterways with tall grasses, shrubs, or trees, you can catch a glimpse of the elusive Florida fireflies...
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Webinar Series: Florida Arbor Day Celebration

UF/IFAS Extension Polk County will host a series of webinars about urban forestry and urban trees in celebration of Florida Arbor Day, the week of January 11, 2021. They will focus on trees and tree canopy in Polk County’s residential and...
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View Shannon Carnevale's observations on iNaturalist