Escambia County Extension Calendar

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Health Advisory Issued for Bayou Chico and Fish Kill in Yellow River – water quality update April 29, 2016

We have an advisory and a fish kill this week… read more   RED TIDE The red tide persist off the coast of SW Florida though no fish kills were reported this week. There were background concentrations of Karenia brevis detected off of Okaloosa County.   FISH KILLS for Escambia and Santa Rosa counties 19 …

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Lionfish Removal & Awareness Day

Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day Flier May 14 – 15, 2016 Lionfish tastings Fillet demonstrations Family activities Celebrity chefs Raffles and prizes Conservation vendors Visit:  http://ReefRangers.com/Event-info  

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Water Quality Update – April 22, 2016

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection only sampled Bayou Texar this week. The Escambia County Health Department only sampled Bayou’s Texar and at Sander’s Beach at the mouth of Bayou Chico – these data all look fine.   RED TIDE Red tide continues in Pinellas and Manatee counties – Pinellas has reported fish kills and …

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Does Money Grow on Your Trees?

Landowners in Florida’s Escambia and surrounding counties are invited to attend a valuable workshop: May 20, 2016 from 9: 00 am – 2:00 pm Sign in at 8:45 am Molino Community Center 6450 Highway 95-A North Molino, FL 32577 This workshop is  free and includes lunch catered by Sonny’s and provided to you by the …

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Enjoying Local Seafood; What’s in Peak Season for April?

Continuing our monthly series of “what’s in season for this month?” we take a look at April.   Several species that were in season for March are still in season now – those include: Clams, Oysters, Pompano, Pink Shrimp, Snapper, Blue Crab, and Spanish Mackerel.  Spanish Mackerel are listed as “in peak season” for Alabama …

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Water Quality Update – April 15, 2016

These samples were collected on Tuesday before the rain began – so all looks well… but you might be cautious around the bayous – we have had 3 straight days of rain since. Only 4 stations were sampled this week.   RED TIDE Red tide continues in Pinellas and Manatee counties – Pinellas has reported …

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2016 Master Goat and Sheep Certification Program

The Master Goat and Sheep Producer’s Certification Program is a comprehensive training program which offers classes in the nutrition management, herd health, marketing, risk management, financial management, pasture management and so much more. 2016 GoatSheepMW http://www.cvent.com/events/master-goat-and-sheep-certification-program/event-summary-ef576e1322a04178b34533109c9b43f7.aspx

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4-H Civic Leadership Program 2016

4-H Civic Leadership Program 2016 There are some wonderful opportunities coming up in the 4-H leadership program this spring and summer. All of these are centered on civic education, which includes teaching youth about the democratic process, debate, public speaking, service learning, and social awareness and responsibility. Please note the age that is appropriate for …

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Florida 4-H: Growing the True Leaders of Tomorrow Today

NEWS RELEASE Florida 4-H:  Growing the True Leaders of Tomorrow Today March 21, 2016 By: Brad Buck, 352-294-3303, bradbuck@ufl.edu Source: Chris DeCubellis, 352-846-4444, cdecube@ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Some say leaders are born, not made. Florida 4-H youth would disagree. During 2014-15, Florida 4-H reached more than 204,000 youth, ages 5-18, through 4-H clubs, school enrichment, …

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Panhandle Outdoors 2016

  Northwest Florida is considered one  of the top six biodiversity hotspots in the country. The reasons why begin with our unique water features. Join us to explore these waters and learn more about the Panhandle’s hidden ecological treasures!   DETAILS & REGISTRATION: Several options are available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/panhandle- outdoors-live-weeks-bay-estuary-water- school-tickets-22656298599 Contact Rick O’Connor at  …

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