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Category: Natural Resources

International student balances studies, family, and life during pandemic

By Patrick Farrar Hermudananto is a doctoral student in the UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE). The international student began the Ph.D. program this spring and soon found himself balancing studies, family, and life during a… Read More

Graduate student completes National Geographic educator program

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Trist Brophy, a doctoral student studying Interdisciplinary Ecology in the UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment, recently completed a National Geographic’s Educator Certification Program. Brophy participated in the 30-hour program during the spring semester. She is now… Read More

Research finds inland fisheries key to achieving U.N. goals

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Interdisciplinary research finds inland fisheries are a key component to enhancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Researchers, including doctoral candidate Gretchen Stokes (UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment), found inland fishery services are largely absent from… Read More

Two Environmental Science students in the top ten

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Two Environmental Science students, Kristina Rodriguez and Hannah Montgomery, are among the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences’ Top Ten Seniors for 2019-2020. “I am pleased to announce the student recipients of our 2019-2020 College of Agricultural and… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office… Read More

Graduate student’s research focuses on saltmarsh-mangrove ecotone

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Interdisciplinary Ecology doctoral student Julie Walker recently published research on the saltmarsh-mangrove ecotone. Specifically, the study examined the changing vegetation composition between the two ecosystems. Walker also wanted to know how that change impacts community structure, ecosystem functioning,… Read More

SNRE student involved in TIME magazine’s Amazon rain forest feature

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SNRE student Ryan Jones was part of a TIME magazine feature on the Amazon rain forest that is now available online. It is part of the magazine’s climate change issue. Jones, an interdisciplinary ecology master’s degree student, used photogrammetry… Read More