So You are New to Florida

Welcome to Highlands County Extension's informational page "So You're New To Florida."  This page is designed to answer your questions about living in Florida. If you are a first time visitor, visiting us again or have been visiting us for several years you will learn something new. South Central Florida's climate and ecology are unique. You will learn about some of our local landscaping challenges, insect visitors, citrus, wildlife and things to do.


Learn about Florida from the resources listed below.




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