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Student spends summer with prehistoric species

Student on boat holding fish

UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) student in the School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences, Bethany Gaffey is pursuing her master’s degree in fisheries and aquatic sciences. She plans to graduate in… Read More

Longleaf pine seedlings are highly resistant and resilient to fire  

Longleaf pine forests once dominated the southeastern Coastal Plain, but only 3% of this forest type remains today. Restoring longleaf pine forests is an important regional management goal. Two ways land managers restore the ecology of this forest type are by planting longleaf pine seedlings and… Read More

UF researcher works with professional filmmakers to communicate about forest health and climate change

How can researchers communicate complex ecological issues to the public? To start, they can work with professional communicators.   Jiri Hulcr, an associate professor of forest entomology at the University of Florida’s School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics… Read More