Skip to main content

Category: Natural Resources

Trees should be treated as infrastructure

By Dr. J. Scott Angle, Dr. Andra Johnson, and Ed Bravo Trees’ little brothers are shrubs and green groundcover, but their concrete cousins include streets, sidewalks and sewers. On Florida Arbor Day (Jan. 22), we pay homage to… Read More

FishSounds: a Website for the Compilation and Dissemination of Fish Sound Production Information and Recordings

Written by Audrey Looby, Ph.D. student in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Fish are one of the largest groups of sound-producing vertebrates and have the greatest diversity of sonic organs. Fish have been shown to produce active (i.e., intentional)… Read More

Congratulations Bill Black and Denise Matthews of Sparkleberry Farm, 2022 Florida Land Stewards of the Year, Alachua County, FL

Bill Black and Denise Matthews purchased their 80-acre Sparkleberry Farm property in November 2010. Their goal was to transform the neglected stands of pine, cypress, and hardwoods into a more productive and sustainable condition for timber production, recreation,… Read More

Demonstration Gardens Installed at Franklin County Extension Office

Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove Every aspect of gardening can be educational and fun.  The UF/IFAS Extension office in Franklin County was recently remodeled and reopened.  However, until now the Plant Clinics that are held… Read More

Demonstration Gardens Installed at Franklin County Extension Office

Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove Every aspect of gardening can be educational and fun.  The UF/IFAS Extension office in Franklin County was recently remodeled and reopened.  However, until now the Plant Clinics that are held… Read More

Demonstration Gardens Installed at Franklin County Extension Office

Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove Every aspect of gardening can be educational and fun.  The UF/IFAS Extension office in Franklin County was recently remodeled and reopened.  However, until now the Plant Clinics that are held… Read More