Environment

Recruiting for 2017 Master Gardener Training!

From now until June 6, 2017, we will be accepting applications for the 2017 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program. This class is designed to train volunteers to support UF/IFAS Extension Programs, primarily but not limited to Horticulture. The attached flyer answers some common questions MG Class 2017 Flyer FAQ . If you …

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Zika & Mosquitoes: What You Need To Know

Bay County has been added to the list of Florida Counties with confirmed cases of Zika Virus. This news raises many questions for residents and visitors to our area. For immediate information on Zika virus see the sites listed below: Florida Medical Entomology Lab Florida Health Centers for Disease Control …

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Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane season is here! Don’t wait for the first storm; plan ahead to protect yourself and your loved ones. More…

Disaster Preparedness

Weather Underground   

National Weather Service National Hurricane Center website:  http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/cyclones/

UF IFAS Hurricane Prep Poster

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NEW volunteer days for West Bay Oyster Reef Habitat Restoration with FWC

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and partners are grateful for such wonderful volunteer assistance in this effort. Please continue to support us by coming out to one of the upcoming events listed below. With your help, we can easily complete the construction of all the oyster mats needed to create approx. 1 acre of oyster …

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Why is My Tree Dying?

Over the past several weeks we have received many calls from concerned residents about mature trees turning brown.  There are many factors that could be in play, but a common cause has been related to the excess rainfall from the summer months.  UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Commercial Horticulture Agent Sheila Dunning explains in this article why …

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