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APALACHICOLA NATIONAL ESTUARINE RESEARCH RESERVE HOSTS FREE MONARCHS AND MILKWEED TALK

CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENT CONTACT: DEP Press Office, 850.245.2112, DEPNews@dep.state.fl.us ~Learn about these amazing butterflies and how to turn your yard into a Monarch haven~ APALACHICOLA NATIONAL ESTUARINE RESEARCH RESERVE HOSTS FREE MONARCHS AND MILKWEED GUEST LECTURE WHAT: “Monarchs and Milkweed” Guest Lecture WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016  2 – 3 p.m. WHERE: Apalachicola National Estuarine Research …

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Apalachicola Loses an Icon of the Oyster Industry

We express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Howard “Grady” Leavins, who leaves us with a legacy of valuable contributions to our area’s incredible oyster industry. Please view this Florida Sea Grant web story for more information about Grady’s groundbreaking work with UF Researchers to solve important issues, protecting human health …

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Public Workshop Held to Discuss Apalachicola Bay Management Strategies

On April 18, 2016 the Seafood Management Assistance Resource Recovery Team (SMARRT) hosted a public workshop at the Apalachicola Community Center to discuss Apalachicola Bay management strategies.  In attendance were resource management agencies including the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, as well as representatives of the …

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Beekeeping Short Course Available in Franklin County

Click on photo to learn about the March class on Beekeeping that will take place in Franklin County.   Beekeeping in Panhandle Spring 2016 Workshop (002)  

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Upcoming February and March Extension Classes

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Gwen Graham 2016 North Florida Farm Tour

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Dr. W. Kent Fuchs Investiture Today

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Cogon Grass Program

A program about the negative impacts of invasive cogon grass will be conducted at the Wakulla County Extension office on November 24, 6-7:30 p.m.  Treatment options and a state-funded cost-share program will be discussed.  Cogon grass is now considered one of the top 10 worst weeds worldwide and it is spreading dramatically in Florida.   …

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Oyster Check Stations Reinstated for Apalachicola Bay Harvesters

Beginning in November, Apalachicola Bay oystermen will be required to have their daily catch certified and tagged at a check station before they can sell it to a local dealer. The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will establish two stations on floating vessels. One will be located at the Eastpoint boat ramp on Patton Drive …

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Has the Air Potato met its Match?

The air potato vine (Dioscorea bulbifera) is native to Asia and Africa and has been in Florida since around 1905 when it was imported to assess its value for horticultural purposes. Now, millions of dollars are spent each year on trying to control its spread and return impacted habitats to their natural state. Many people …

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