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UF/IFAS Extension
Volusia County

UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County is a partnership between State, Federal and County governments for the purpose of providing scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

(386) 822-5778
3100 E. New York Avenue
DeLand, FL 32724


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Take yourself on a field trip at River to Sea Preserve!
June 8 is World Ocean Day, and we want you to get outside and explore our coastal environment! One of my favorite places to explore the coast in the area is the River to Sea Preserve at Marineland, located in northern Flagler County.  This spot is unique to Florida in that there is a rocky intertidal zone


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‘Near Normal’ Hurricane Season Means Take All Precautions
The 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1. Are you ready? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting a "near normal" Atlantic Hurricane Season this year


Florida Mangroves
Mangroves are an important component of Florida’s coastal ecosystem.  They provide habitat for many organisms and protect us from storms


Living Shoreline FAQs
A living shoreline uses natural materials such as marsh grasses, mangroves, and bags of oyster shell to stabilize the shoreline.  Living shorelines prevent erosion while simultaneously restoring habitat


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    What’s Growing On? Freeze Facts
    In a few days we’ll be getting the full effect of “winter wonderland” with temperatures ranging from 26°-35°F. In case you’re wondering when or how you should protect your plants from a freeze, keep reading for more Florida friendly tips


    Eat Foods with Healthier Fats
    Unsaturated Fats are one type of several different types of dietary fats and oils.  All these different kinds of fat can be confusing