Tag Archive: Community

Rescuing Bald Eagle Chicks – a community effort

The majestic bald eagle. Their numbers are increasing along the Florida Panhandle.Photo: Pensacola New Journal ARTICLE BY DOROTHY KAUFMANN – Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida   Orphaned bald eagles are being fostered by two non-releasable adult eagles at the Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida.   The amazing story of these eagles began on St. George …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/25/rescuing-bald-eagle-chicks-a-community-effort/

4-H Meets Community Needs through Service

Clear evidence of mastering a skill is being able to employ it in one’s everyday life. Knowledge is only as good as how we are able to use it. 4-H dedicates itself to educating youth with research based curriculum not only for their own benefit but also so they can share that knowledge with others. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/12/19/4-h-meets-community-needs-through-service/

Compost Community Honored as Leon County Agricultural Innovator

Kendra Zamojski and Scott Jackson, Leon County Extension recognized Sundiata Ameh-El and youth from Compost Community as Agricultural Innovators in Leon County. On Thursday August 21, 2014, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/12/12/compost-community-honored-as-leon-county-agricultural-innovator/

Community Butterfly Habitat

I recently met with a group of community volunteers who are interested in providing more butterfly habitat in our public areas. Monarchs migrating to Mexico this time of year use northwest Florida as a stopover and feeding site, but if host plants are unavailable they cannot sustain a healthy population. In addition, Gulf fritillaries, buckeyes, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/04/community-butterfly-habitat/

Water Management Summit of Northwest Florida to be held at Niceville Community Center January 31

Water Management Summit Flyer. Great Speakers and Topics for Irrigation and Turf Professionals. Water is a precious natural resource that often makes headlines. Here in Northwest Florida we have Areas of Special Concern in which it has been determined that availability will not meet the needs as our population grows. Now is the time to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/01/24/water-management-summit-of-northwest-florida-to-be-held-at-niceville-community-center-january-31/