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Tag: School of Forest Resources and Conservation

UF researchers find changes in forest management could produce large water yields

Click here for high-resolution photo. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite a soggy summer, water supply remains a critical issue in the Sunshine State. University of Florida researchers now say that reducing plant material, or biomass, in… Read More

Florida Project Learning Tree program sees growth over past year

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida Project Learning Tree program had a successful year in 2012 with more participation and activities, according to recently released figures. The program, which is housed in the University of Florida School of Forest… Read More

UF breaks ground for new 7,800-square-foot Austin Cary Forest Learning Center

Photo cutline at bottom. Click here for high-res image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new era began for the University of Florida’s School of Forest Resources and Conservation April 6 as ground was broken for the Austin Cary Forest… Read More

UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation sets Spring Celebration for April 5-6

UF/IFAS file photo of Austin Cary Forest palmetto and pine, by Dawn McKinstry GAINESVILLE, Fla. — This spring, the University of Florida’s School of Forest Resources and Conservation has two reasons to celebrate: One is the annual SFRC… Read More

Farm Bureau helps UF/IFAS get closer to fundraising goal for new learning center

Click here for high resolution image. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida’s School of Forest Resources and Conservation received a $50,000 donation Wednesday from the Florida Farm Bureau to help rebuild a learning center… Read More

UF study: Nature-based tourism often benefits local environment, economy

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When nature lovers book vacations in the great outdoors, they want their dollars to help preserve the places they visit, and a University of Florida study suggests… Read More

UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation celebrates 75th anniversary

Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s School of Forest Resources and Conservation will mark its 75th anniversary and celebrate its achievements with a weekend of activities March 23-24. Jack Payne, UF senior… Read More