Posts By: Robert Clauss

Prepare for the worst (cat 4), hope for the best. Are you ready?? This is what you will need!!

  PERSONAL CHECKLIST: □  Flashlights □  Weather Radio □  Extra batteries for the above items □  Water: 3 gallon per person per day for 3 days □  3 day supply of non-perishable food per person □  Determine evacuation route □  Have a first aid kit ready □  You should have cash or travelers checks □  And matches in a water-tight container is also a good thing to have □ Put new fuel in generators and start them to ensure they will work when the hurricane does comes   HOME CHECKLIST: □  When a hurricane or tropical storm is imminent you should sanitize your bathtub with bleach and fill with water □  Board up supplies, put up hurricane panels, close accordion shutters □  You should also do a dry run to ensure preparedness □  Document condition of home before storm… Read more »

UF/IFAS hires full time botanist to help the public with plant identification

Plant ID Service Announcement For the first time in nearly three decades, the UF/IFAS Plant Identification and Information Service now has a full-time extension botanist. This new hire will help everyone (business & public) to identify plants and problems associated with them on a regular basis where before there was nowhere to go. Marc Frank,… Read more »