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Category: Natural Resources

SNRE graduate student wins international student achievement award

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Marliz Arteaga, a doctoral candidate in the interdisciplinary ecology (IE) graduate program, is a recipient of the 2021 Alec Courtelis Award. The award is given through the UF International Center. Recipients are international Ph.D. students… Read More

Interdisciplinary Ecology graduate students complete project focused on the Amazon

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An interdisciplinary effort to improve governance and infrastructure in the Amazon (GIA) included expertise from the University of Florida. Several graduate students, including from the UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment’s Interdisciplinary Ecology (IE)… Read More

Environmental science alumna studying urban streams

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Emily Taylor (B.S. 2016) studies urban streams. Specifically, she examines how urbanization is impacting ecosystem metabolism and nutrient cycling. Ecosystem metabolism describes the coupled processes of primary production and ecosystem respiration. Primary production is the… Read More

SNRE graduate students, affiliate faculty member author book chapter

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Doctoral candidates Shane Feyers and Gretchen Stokes along with Vanessa Hull, assistant professor of wildlife ecology and conservation, have authored a book chapter. It appears in the new Handbook for Sustainable Tourism Practitioners: The Essential… Read More

Peace Corps experience inspires interdisciplinary ecology student

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Everyone’s experience in the Peace Corps is different, said Amanda Brinton, an Interdisciplinary Ecology graduate student. For Amanda, her experience in the jungles of Ecuador meant finding her passion for solid waste management. Amanda is… Read More

Land and Water Lab students earn national recognition for their research

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Research from two graduate students in the UF Land and Water Lab is earning recognition at the national and state level. Dr. Sam Smidt, assistant professor of watershed science in the UF/IFAS Soil and Water… Read More

Interdisciplinary Ecology student awarded the Belize Audubon Society’s conservation award

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The Belize Audubon Society awarded Interdisciplinary Ecology Ph.D. student Celso Poot with the James A. Waight Award. The annual award is the most prestigious Belizean honor for conservation. It was presented to Celso on Feb…. Read More