Dr. Shelly Johnson is the State Specialized Agent in natural resources with IFAS Extension and joint faculty in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida; she is the statewide coordinator for the Natural Areas Training Academy (NATA), FL Youth Naturalist Program, EmpowerU Florida, Talk Nature with Me, Nature Knowledge, and other natural resources extension programming and applied research. Her education and professional background is in wildlife ecology, forest habitat, and conservation biology; field experience with wildlife includes the western US, Florida, and tropical ecosystems abroad. She received a PhD from the University of Florida, Certificate in Tropical Conservation and Development, MS from Northern Arizona University, and BS from the University of Idaho.
Posts by Shelly Johnson:
- Updated list of ‘virtual’ natural resources programs from UF/IFAS
- Nature Knowledge Webinar – Schedule and Recordings
- Learn more about Florida Red Tide on Nature Knowledge
- New course on “Firescaping” begins June 9th; REGISTER now
- EmpowerU trains volunteers to communicate science-based information
- Wildland Fire training offered through Natural Areas Training Academy
- Natural Areas Training Academy in its 17th year of training land managers!