Tag Archive: Consider

Consider a Native Evergreen This Christmas

Throughout history the evergreen tree has been a symbol of life. “Not only green when summer’s here, but also when it’s cold and dreary” as the Christmas carol “O Tannenbaum” says.  While supporting the cut Christmas tree industry does create jobs and puts money into local economics, every few years consider adding to the urban …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/12/06/consider-a-native-evergreen-this-christmas/

Things to Consider When Moving Honey Bee Hives

Beekeepers need to move their bees for a number of reasons. There are important steps beekeepers can take to make the move more efficient and less disruptive to the bees. Photo by Judy Ludlow If life were simple, one of its advantages would be that an apiary could be established and the beehives would never …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/29/things-to-consider-when-moving-honey-bee-hives/

March is an ideal time to consider wild birds

Spring is a dynamic time for wildlife. If you enjoy watching nature, now is a fantastic time to get outdoors to see some interesting activity. March is also one of the best times of year to do some active management on your property to enhance the habitat you provide for wildlife. Purple martins select nest …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/21/march-is-an-ideal-time-to-consider-wild-birds/

Consider Volunteering at a Local School

Image Credit: Eddie Powell Before the new school year begins for the kids in your county, consider volunteering at your local School Garden. School gardens offer benefits to volunteers and students that go beyond the classroom. They provide a platform for students, teachers, and members of the community to interact in an outdoor learning environment. This type of interaction creates opportunities for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/15/consider-volunteering-at-a-local-school/