Category: Wildlife

Kids explore a sea turtle’s world in new children’s book by UF faculty

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida educator Maia McGuire has at least one tried-and-true way to get kids interested in science: big, recognizableanimals that spark a child’s imagination and curiosity. McGuire, a Florida Sea Grant agent with the… Read More

December 2017 Master Naturalist Lecture: Factors Influencing Florida’s Geologic History

FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST LEARNING SERIES SPEAKER: DOUG T. ROGERS, ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST, FLORIDA DEPT. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION How are Florida’s beautiful, diverse plant communities shaped? What is our state’s geological history? What are the techniques utilized by the shareholders to… Read More

Python Management Plan Workshop in Homestead, FL

The Burmese python, a large nonvenomous constrictor, is an invasive species in Florida. These snakes are currently found primarily in and around the Everglades, where they represent a serious threat to native wildlife. “Over the past 20 years,… Read More

Intriguing Termite Facts

First of all, the termite history . . .   Termites are over 100 million years.  Termites are an adaptive animal to exists after 100 million years. They eat the plant’s fiber, found in dead and decaying wood. This makes them “recyclers… Read More