Each week, SFRC highlights a fantastic student or alumnus for #FeaturedStudentFriday. Today’s feature is PhD student and graduate research assistant Beatriz Lopez Gutierrez. “My name is Bea and I am a PhD student starting my third year at the… Read More
Category: Natural Resources
Feb 22, 2019 Sea Grant Notes Next Week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week We will be posting articles on different local invasive species each day between Monday and Friday. You can find these at Panhandle… Read More
Does your family get drinking water from a private well? Do you know if your water is safe to drink? Come to this class to learn how to manage and protect your well water, and get a FREE… Read More
Interested in managing visitors and volunteers in the natural area you work? NATA has the workshop for you!
Are you a land manager looking to acquire skills in volunteer management? Do you work in a natural area that supports visitors? Do you want to become a better interpreter?
DIY Beeswax Food Wraps Did you know…each time you wash your face, brush your teeth, or do laundry, you just might be adding microscopic bits of plastics into the aquatic environment. These tiny particles are called microplastics. They… Read More
In case you’ve missed it, I’ve been blogging about commonly confused tree species (and, well…commonly confuses species in general). Today’s comparison focuses on how to tell apart red maple (Acer rubrum) from sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua). From a distance… Read More
I have a new colleague that has been on the job for only a few days. One of the first things he asked me was “what do you do on a daily basis?” My response was “conduct educational… Read More
by Violet Krochmalny, Indian River County Extension Staff Manager We all know about the ongoing struggle of bee colony collapse disorder that has been ravaging populations of our favorite pollinators and you may have asked yourself, is anything being done… Read More
Above: Matt Whiles conducting research in the field. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Growing up in the Midwest, Matt Whiles learned quickly that the best place to find his favorite critters—insects, reptiles and amphibians—was around streams and wetlands. Water meant… Read More
Piper auritum, also known as the Mexican pepper leaf or root beer plant, is an herbaceous invasive weed native to Central and South America. It was introduced into Florida in 2013 where it has spread throughout the southern… Read More