Escambia County Extension Calendar

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Teach the Teacher International Year of Soil Workshop – July 7, 2015

This summer, the University of Florida IFAS Soil Science Department is offering a one-day, Teach the Teacher International Year of Soil Workshop for educators at locations throughout the state of Florida to learn more about soils and how to relate that information back to their students.  The workshop will be comprised of in-class lectures, activity …

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Water’s Look Good for the 4th… Water Quality Update July 3, 2015

After the run of fish kills the last few weeks the waters look good for the 4th of July weekend. Samples were collected not collected at all bodies of water but those that were the bacteria levels are low – no advisories.   Health Advisories – none to report Fish Kills – none to report …

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Garden Talks: Vertical Gardening

Join UF IFAS Escambia County Extension for a program on vines for local gardens.  Master Gardeners will discuss many beautiful vines and trellising systems.  Please pre register by calling 475-5230 or emailing bbolles@ufl.edu

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Escambia County 4-H Foundation Awards Scholarships

News Release UF/IFAS Extension Escambia County Contact information: Pamela H. Allen, pha@ufl.edu, 850-475-5230 June 30, 2015 Escambia County 4-H Foundation Awards Scholarships The Escambia County 4-H Foundation scholarship program for higher education was established in 2008 to assist local 4-H members who will continue their education at colleges and universities. Since its inception, over $10,000.00 …

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Ocean Hour – Help Other Locals Keep Our Beaches Clean

Ocean Hour is a project organized and managed by Cleanpeace.  Each Saturday they select a location and clean solid waste for one hour.  This weekend they will be cleaning at Ft. Pickens.  Meet at the Langdon Beach pavilion at 8:45 AM if you would like to help. With the assistance from interns with the Escambia County …

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The Idyllic Picnic—Make It a Safe One!

It’s that time of year…Summertime! What could be more enjoyable than a summer picnic? Along the Gulf Coast all you need is a sunny day, white sand beach, and a menu to remember. However, poor planning can turn a picnic into a small disaster, so first, check the weather forecast because a rainstorm can put …

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Biosecurity and Avian Influenza Seminar

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The Panhandle Poultry Club and UF/IFAS Escambia County Extension will be hosting a free seminar on Biosecurity and Avian Influenza July 16th at 6:30pm at the Langley Bell 4-H Center. (3730 Stefani Road, Cantonment Fl 32533)   Presenters include: Jennifer Glover, Poultry Program Manager, Division of Animal Industries, FL Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Ryan …

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What Caused the Fish Kill Along Pensacola Beach?

  This past week hundreds of dead fish washed ashore on the Gulf side of the island. Most were of one species but there were others who died and it appeared they had been in the water for quite a while. Determining the cause of fish kill can be tricky. You can observe how many …

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Escambia County 4-H Foundation Board Meeting

Escambia County 4-H Foundation Board, We will have a meeting on June 15th starting with a financial review committee meeting at 4 pm, then followed by the board meeting at 5 pm. Escambia County 4-H Foundation Board Meeting Place: Langley Bell 4-H Center – Multi Purpose Room Date:  Monday, June 15, 2015 Time:  5:00 pm Board …

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