Will Sheftall

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Name: William Sheftall
Date registered: October 13, 2011

Biography

Will Sheftall is the Natural Resources Extension Agent for Leon County

Latest posts

  1. Greening Our Community – PV + EV = Flip-flops that Leave Low Trace — February 4, 2017
  2. The Once Mightier Ochlockonee, Dismembered by Sea Level Rise — October 22, 2016
  3. Transient Birds and Beach House Refuge — July 22, 2016
  4. “Panhandle Outdoors LIVE!” schedule for 2016 announced — January 19, 2016
  5. Florida’s Wildlife Conservations Policy for Predicted Coastal Habitat Loss Problems — October 26, 2014

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Greening Our Community – PV + EV = Flip-flops that Leave Low Trace

I know you’ve seen the rear window decals that announce in stick figures just who could be riding in that SUV – mom, dad, kids of various sizes, and sometimes pets. A clever Florida variation uses big and little flip-flops and paw prints to paint the same picture. Flip-flops on the beach = footprints in …

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The Once Mightier Ochlockonee, Dismembered by Sea Level Rise

What do the Ochlockonee and Aucilla rivers have in common? Not much, it would seem, beyond the fact that both have headwaters in Georgia and flow through Florida to the Gulf of Mexico. These two rivers do share the distinction of being unusual, although they’re unusual in very different ways. The Aucilla is a blackwater stream …

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Transient Birds and Beach House Refuge

Birds, migration, and climate change. Mix them all together and intuitively, we can imagine an ecological train wreck in the making. Many migratory bird species have seen their numbers plummet over the past half-century – due not to climate change, but to habitat loss in the places they frequent as part of their jet-setting life …

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“Panhandle Outdoors LIVE!” schedule for 2016 announced

The Florida Legislature has just convened for the 2016 session, and news from the capitol is already announcing a sweeping water bill on the fast-track to passage. Supporters are quoted as saying it would provide increased protection for certain key water resources in the State such as springs and the Everglades; opponents are quoted as …

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Florida’s Wildlife Conservations Policy for Predicted Coastal Habitat Loss Problems

Have you wondered how Florida’s wildlife conservation policy planners and habitat managers are responding to the new management challenge of predicted coastal habitat loss from sea level rise? And how that overlays on predicted habitat loss from a 50-year doubling of Florida’s human population? Are the model predictions for both trends reliable enough to give …

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UF/IFAS Leon County Extension is Among First Three Commercial “Zero Net Energy” Buildings in Florida!

The old adage, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” does not always apply. During a recent national webinar, research staff at the New Buildings Institute (NBI) headquartered in Vancouver, Washington profiled the University of Florida IFAS Leon County Extension building as a case study. This project proves that older office buildings can be …

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