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Category: Conservation

Prescribed burn and burn manger.

UF CALS students are on fire for conserving Florida’s natural areas


January 26, 2022

UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences students have sparked their passion to preserve and restore Florida’s natural areas using prescribed fire. This week, Florida—the prescribed burn capital of the United States—is celebrating ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Forest Resources And Conservation, Prescribed Fire Awareness Week, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatic Sciences, Student Association For Fire Ecology, Student Organization

CALS Alumnus Highlight: Terry Baker


March 31, 2021

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Terry Baker graduated in 2004 with his degree from the School of Forest Resources and Conservation (SFRC), now known as the School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, CALS Alumni, Cals Careers, Career Services, Ffgs, Forest Resources And Conservation, Sfrc

CALS Alumna Highlight: Cecilia Lepa


March 31, 2021

Cecilia Lepa graduated with both her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences in forest resources and conservation. She is currently an AmeriCorps VISTA serving with Southern Oregon's ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS Alumni, Cals Careers, Career Services, Forest Resources And Conservation, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatic Sciences

The Art and Science of Becoming a Jazz-singing Entomologist


February 26, 2021

When his eyes are not focused on insects like mosquitos, Decyo “DJ” McDuffie can be found on stage looking past the blinding spotlight at his audience, singing jazz music. As a senior entomology and nematology student in the College of Agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Black History Month, CALS Student, Entomology And Nematology, Music, Student Research

Getting to Know the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars in CALS


December 10, 2020

From learning about the Great Barrier Reef in high school to admiring lizards in the front yard as a kid, Jazmyn Broxton and Mariaguadalupe Vilchez, wildlife, ecology and conservation (WEC) students, knew they had a passion for the environment. ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation, Doris Duke Conservation Scholars, STEM Majors, Student Opportunities, Student Research, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation
DeLuca Preserve, path through wooded area

27,000 acres gifted to UF for conservation, outdoor classroom and laboratory


November 30, 2020

Land near Yeehaw Junction one of the largest tracts ever given to a university More than 27,000 rural acres near Yeehaw Junction in Florida’s southern Osceola County has been gifted to the University of Florida to protect one of the last ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Conservation, Forests, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, DeLuca, J. Scott Angle, News, Osceola County, Scott Angle

CALS Alumna Highlight: Shelby Thomas, Marine Sciences


November 24, 2020

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Shelby Thomas earned her undergraduate degree in marine sciences in 2017, her master's degree in interdisciplinary ecology in 2018 and is currently working towards her doctorate ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: CALS, CALS Alumni, Cals Careers, Career Services, Careers, Marine Sciences

CALS Alumna Highlight: Tiffany Lane


November 18, 2020

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Tiffany Lane earned her undergraduate degree in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation (WEC) in 2014. She has worked in wildlife conservation on various projects including aerial ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: CALS, CALS Alumni, Cals Careers, Career Services, Careers, College Majors, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

USDA-NIFA Awards UF/IFAS Faculty with National Teaching Award for Food and Agricultural Sciences


November 5, 2020

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – On Nov. 4, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty member was awarded an Excellence in Teaching award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Events, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Ecosystems, Experiential Learning, Teaching, Teaching Excellence, Uf/ifas, Usda, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

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