FOR 110/FR163: Introducing Ecotourism to Florida’s Counties and Landowners: An Ecotourism/Nature Based Tourism Fact Sheet

FOR-110, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Miriam S. Wyman and Taylor V. Stein, defines eco- and nature-based toursim, provides startistics, and discusses positive and negative aspects, community planning, and describes some successful examples. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, April 2007.

EENY-379/IN736: Azalea Leafminer, Caloptilia azaleella (Brants) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae)

EENY-379, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by G. W. Dekle, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It provides information about this larva of a tiny purple- and yellow-marked moth which is a pest of container- and field-grown azalea nursery stock. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, June 2007.

FE693/FE693: The Economic Impact of Zebra Mussels in Florida

FE-693, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Donna J. Lee, Damian C. Adams, and Frederick J. Rossi, reports results from a 20-year simulation model on the economic impacts of public investment in prevention and eradication of this bio-fouling organism which is expected to reach Florida in the near future, with particular attention to the effect on Lake Okeechobee. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Food and Resource Economics, August 2007.

FSHN07-04/FS140: Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) Principle 2: Determine Critical Control Points

FSHN07-04, a 5-page factsheet by Ronald H. Schmidt and Debby Newslow, explains the process of determining Critical Control Points in a HACCP system. Includes a helpful decision tree. Published by the UF Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, July 2007.

FSHN07-05/FS141: Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) – Principle 3: Establish Critical Limits and Principle 4: Monitoring Critical Control Points (CCPs)

FSHN07-05, a 7-page fact sheet by Ronald H. Schmidt and Debby Newslow, takes readers through the process of establishing Critical Limits and monitoring Critical Control Points to ensure food safety in a HACCP system. Published by the UF Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, July 2007.

FSHN07-03/FS139: Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) Principle 1: Conduct a Hazard Analysis

FSHN07-03, a 10-page fact sheet by Ronald H. Schmidt and Debby Newslow, defines food hazards and explains the process of conducting a hazard analysis in order to fulfill HACCP Principle 1. Published by the UF Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, June 2007.

HS1114/HS367: Guidelines for Enrolling in Florida’s BMP Program for Vegetable Crops

HS-1114, a 17-page illustrated fact sheet by Aparna Gazula, Eric Simonne, Brian Boman, describes this voluntary program for vegetable producers, how to sign up, human and online resources for participants, how to select appropriate best management practices, and describes free mobile irrigation labs that are available formaking customized recommendations. Published by the UF Department of Horticultural Sciences, August 2007.

WEC 225/UW265: Dove Fields in Florida

WEC-225, an 8-page illustrated fact sheet by William M. Giuliano, James F. Selph, Kurt Hodges, and Nick Wiley, describes how to use dove fields as a dove management tool within the guidelines barring hunting over a baited field. It discusses timing, location, size and number of dove fields, what to plant, planting, fertilization and liming, management, economics, and relevant laws. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, August 2007.

CIR 1521/UW278: Spatially Continuous Interpolation of Water Stage and Water Depths Using the Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN)

Circular 1521, a 34-page report by Leonard Pearlstine, Aaron Higer, Monica Palaseanu, Ikuko Fujisaki, and Frank Mazzotti, documents the procedures used in generation of EDEN water stage and water depth interpolated surfaces. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, July 2007.

ENH-995/EP331: Checklist of New, Improved and Underutilized Trees for North and Central Florida

ENH-995, an 8-page checklist by Gary W. Knox, shares with homeowners and green industry professionals some plants worthy of attention for inclusion in Florida landscapes. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, April 2007.

4-H-LHE-70/4H268-4H280: Headlines for Health—An Environmental Health Curriculum for Youth

Headlines for Health is a multi-part 4-H curriculum by Joy Jordan, Hyun-Jeong Lee, Susan Williams, and Jessica Kochert . A series of six lessons targeted to 5th grade youth covers hazardous household products, mold, lead, radon, air pollution, and asthma triggers. Each lesson is mapped to relevant Sunshine State Standards. Published by the UF Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, July 2007.
Lessons
Headlines for Health! Introduction (8 pp.)
Headlines for Health! Clean Sweep (6 pp.)
Headlines for Health! Scavenger Hunt (5 pp.)
Headlines for Health! Let’s Go Green (5 pp.)
Headlines for Health! AD-vantageous Cleaners (2 pp.)
Headlines for Health! What’s Growing On? (2 pp.)
Headlines for Health! Moldy Advice (10 pp.)
Headlines for Health! The Lead Scenario (8 pp.)
Headlines for Health! Sherlock “Radon” Holmes (5 pp.)
Headlines for Health! Pollution Solution (2 pp.)
Headlines for Health! Asthma Triggers, MD (2 pp.)
Headlines for Health! Asthma Attack! (5 pp.)
Headlines for Health! Newspaper Fact Sheets (8 pp.)

FCS8848/FY962: Males and Body Image: “Weighing In” on a Growing Concern

FCS8849, a 3-page factsheet by Eboni Baugh, addresses the growing issue of male body image problems and male eating disorders. It explains what factors can put men at higher risk and offers suggestions to help men maintain a healthy body image. Published by the UF Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, July 2007.

FCS8640-Span/FY982: Datos sobre la Vitamina D

FCS8640-Span, a 3-page fact sheet by Linda B. Bobroff and Isabel Valentin-Oquendo, is the Spanish version of “Facts about Vitamin D (FCS8640). It explains the importance of vitamin D in our diets, how much we need, and how to get this vital nutrient. Published by the UF Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, August 2007.

FCS3258/FY963: Understanding Sustainable Workforce Housing: Creating a Local Needs Assessment

FCS3258, a 5-page fact sheet by J.P. Gellermann, Karla Lenfesty, and M. A. Brennan, discusses the growing need for affordable housing in many areas of Florida and explains how readers can go about conducting a needs assessment to evaluate the demand for affordable/workforce housing in their areas. Published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, August 2007.

ENY-203/IG080: Ants

Revised! ENY-203, an 8-page illustrated fact sheet by P. G. Koehler, R. M. Pereira and F. M. Oi, provides information about ants in Florida, identification, biology, food preferences, and control. This revision trims off 20 pages of tables listing pesticides registered in Florida for homeowner and commercial use, and expands information on prevention. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, August 2007.

ABE-367/AE243: Understanding the Pesticide Label for Citrus Grove Workers

ABE-367, a 6-page illustrated fact sheet by Brian Boman, Darren Cole, Steve Futch, Ward Gunter, Jack Hebb, Chris Wilson, instructs citrus grove workers in reading pesticide labels. Includes a quiz and references. Published by the UF Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, August 2007.

EENY-408/IN735: Pine Webworm, Pococera robustella (Zeller) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)

EENY-408, a 3-page illustrated fact sheet by Albert E. Mayfield, III, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It provides information about this common defoliator of pines in the eastern United States, its distribution, description, biology, hosts, damage, and management. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, May 2007.