Trait-Based Guidance for Stormwater Pond Plantings

What are Stormwater Ponds: Stormwater ponds are common features of urban landscapes. Recently, members of the SHED Group estimated over 95,000 stormwater ponds in Florida. These human-made ecosystems serve a very important function. They capture stormwater runoff from… Read More

What is Residential Landscape Ecology?

What is Residential Landscape Ecology? Recently, I watched what I believe to be a red-shouldered hawk dive into a tree, catch a squirrel, and fly away with another hawk to enjoy their meal. Witnessing this event was amazing…. Read More

SFRC Stories: Joshua Castro – “Explore, Learn, and Evolve”

The Spark When Joshua Castro (MFRC ‘18) was in third grade, he was transported from his classroom in Stuart, Florida to life in a jungle through the monthly letters from his class PenPal, a Peace Corps volunteer. “Each… Read More