Environment / Natural Resources

UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County Natural Resources helps residents understand and act on natural resources issues including energy conservation, water conservation, green building, sustainable development, local ecosystems, wildlife, pond management, air quality and water quality.

Nature and Wildlife

Green Building

Keep Our Water Clean

Protect Florida's Waterways: Wildlife, Clean Water, and You (Orlando Sentinel Supplement -Sunday, September 14, 2014)

Protejamos las Vías Navegables de Florida: Fauna Agua Limpia Y Usted (Orlando Sentinel Supplement -Sunday, September 14, 2014) (en español)

Know the Flow (Where does rain come from and where does it go?
Conozca el flujo (en español)

What's at the Waterfront? (Learn about watersheds, wildlife, weeds, and wildflowers)
¿Qué vive en las aguas? (en español)

Pollution Solutions (What can you do to keep our ponds and lakes clean?)
Prevenga la contaminación de aguas de escorrentía y de alcantarillado (en español)

Neighborhood Stormwater Ponds

Get involved (Lakewatch, Bird Monitoring, Take a Class)

Lighting and Human Health


Hydrilla & Hygrophila Demonstration Project





Cindy Rutherford

Administrative Secretary
Natural Resources/Horticulture E-mail: crut@ufl.edu

Water Links