Carrie Stevenson

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Name: Carrie Stevenson
Date registered: February 2, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Florida Master Naturalist class starting soon! — February 10, 2016
  2. 4-H Bat House Relocated to New Home — September 29, 2015
  3. Back by popular demand…the Rain Barrel Workshop! — July 23, 2015
  4. Protect Your Home Before Hurricane Season Begins — May 26, 2015
  5. Looking back: One Year Anniversary of the April 2014 Floods — April 28, 2015

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Florida Master Naturalist class starting soon!

Want a firsthand look at northwest Florida’s wetland habitats? Register now for the Florida Master Naturalist Program’s hands-on learning experience this spring. The Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is a hands-on learning experience for adults. The FMNP both informs and prepares individuals to share information about Florida’s natural areas and environmental history. Classes will begin …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/02/10/florida-master-naturalist-class-starting-soon/

4-H Bat House Relocated to New Home

Thousands of bats have a new address to call home. Today, crews from Navy Federal Credit Union’s general contractor Hensel Phelps Construction Company installed the bat house on its new foundation on the Escambia County 4-H property, located at 5681 Chalker Road in Molino. According to UF IFAS Extension Agent Carrie Stevenson, the bat house …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/09/29/4-h-bat-house-relocated-to-new-home/

Back by popular demand…the Rain Barrel Workshop!

Want to learn more about how to protect our local waterways from pollution while conserving water yourself? Join us on Tuesday, August 18 at 10 am for an informative workshop on ways to prevent stormwater runoff and build your own rain barrel at the same time! The workshop will be held at the Bayview Senior Center, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/07/23/back-by-popular-demand-the-rain-barrel-workshop/

Protect Your Home Before Hurricane Season Begins

With the commencement of summer also comes the beginning of hurricane season (June 1-November 30). For most, your home is your biggest investment and relied upon to keep families safe from the elements. The worst storms typically arrive in August and September, so early summer leaves plenty of time to prepare and make upgrades to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/05/26/protect-your-home-before-hurricane-season-begins/

Looking back: One Year Anniversary of the April 2014 Floods

A year ago today, southwest Alabama and northwest Florida experienced a devastating storm that left hundreds without access to their homes and businesses. Many buildings were flooded and people were stranded by a hurricane-force storm that didn’t come with the luxury of a week’s warning. Rainfall records in Pensacola go back to 1879, and the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/04/28/looking-back-one-year-anniversary-of-the-april-2014-floods/

Outdoor Adventure is Nearby!

This time of year, many families are looking for ways to entertain their kids during spring break. For those not planning to travel far, our area is full of fun, and often inexpensive, outdoor adventures. As part of a series of field excursions led by Extension Agents over the past few years, we’ve been able …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/03/25/outdoor-adventure-is-nearby/

2015 Arbor Tree Celebration and Tree Giveaway

The University of Florida IFAS Extension, the Escambia County Community & Environment Department, and the City of Pensacola present the 2015 Arbor Day Celebration and Tree Giveaway. The program this year will be held at Bayview Senior Center, 2001 E Lloyd Street, Pensacola, Florida from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., or until all trees have …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/01/05/2015-arbor-tree-celebration-and-tree-giveaway/

Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program: Clearing the Muddy Waters

Recent storms have highlighted the need and importance of flood insurance for many families who may not have ever considered it, while many people living in floodplains are concerned about recent changes to the national flood insurance program. Searching for information and resources? Come learn about what the changes may mean for you, your home …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/08/11/changes-to-the-national-flood-insurance-program-clearing-the-muddy-waters/

Extension’s Role in the Community

  For 100 years, the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension has been enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making University research accessible to the public. UF/IFAS Extension is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences. UF/IFAS …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/07/15/extensions-role-in-the-community/

14 CEUs Available for Building Professionals on July 29-30

If you’re a professional engineer, architect, landscape architect, or contractor in need of CEUs, please join us at UF Milton on July 29 and/or 30th for professional instruction from Craig Miller of the University of Florida Program for Resource Efficient Communities. Topics during the first day include Advanced Residential Energy Code Compliance, Indoor Environmental Quality, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/07/01/14-ceus-available-for-building-professionals-on-july-29-30/

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