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Category: Natural Resources

Florida Sea Grant creates new coastal education materials for stay-at-home schooling

by Rhett Register GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Parents, students and teachers can access a wealth of free educational materials about the Florida environment during this time of widespread learning at home. The resources are part of Florida Sea Grant’s… Read More

Florida Atala Butterflies Back from the Brink?

April 7, 2020 12 p.m. Florida Atala Butterflies Back from the Brink? Presented by Ken Gioeli and Sandy Koi Zoom webinar link: https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/upEtf-qurT8tt3lkvRNEZeRSZ5TZo63zMg Once thought to be extinct, the Florida atala butterfly was rediscovered and is found in… Read More

Carrotwood – Wild Weeds

Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month Carrotwood Cupaniopsis anacardioides Carrotwood is an evergreen tree that can reach heights above 30 feet. This unique tree has a dark outer bark but an orange inner bark, hence its common name… Read More

COVID-19 Resources for Seafood Producers and Small Businesses

Wow, there is a lot of information out there right now. Daily emails to share the ever-evolving list of news, opportunities and assistance programs can be overwhelming, so I created this list of links that may be relevant… Read More

UF professor’s paper earns recognition from Weed Science Society of America

by Olivia Doyle GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Earlier this month, the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) gave special recognition to a paper authored by University of Florida professor James Leary, honoring it as an Outstanding Paper in Invasive… Read More