Tag Archive: Rescue

Beetles to the Rescue

Air potato (Dioscores bulbifera) is a perennial, herbaceous self-twining vine that can grow over 60 feet in length, enabling it to climb over and smother many native plants. The Florida Exotic Plant Pest Council (FLEPPC) lists air potato as a Category 1 invasive plant, which means that it has disrupted natural communities and ecological functions …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/23/beetles-to-the-rescue/

Rockets to the Rescue!

4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) is a great opportunity to engage youth in 4-H Science. Each year, National 4-H Council announces a National 4-H Science Experiment. NYSD is October 8th, but the experiment can be conducted anytime. This year, youth will be tasked with the same mission: in light of the recent natural disasters …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/09/rockets-to-the-rescue/