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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: 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

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/15/20 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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

CALS Graduating Student Profile: Margaret Rivas


December 12, 2019

Margaret Rivas hoped to go to college to become an organic chemist, but her road to college was unexpectedly delayed when her mother was diagnosed with stage four cancer. “All of my plans for college went out the window and submitting applications ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Cals, Chemistry, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Milton, Natural Resource Conservation, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Sfrc

Internships and Semester Study Abroad with WEC student Adrian Dougherty


September 30, 2019

This fall, Adrian Dougherty traded in the flat landscapes of Gainesville for the mountains and grasslands of Ecuador through a study abroad program. This past summer, the senior wildlife ecology and conservation major interned at the Merritt ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Career Services, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Internships, Professional Development, Study Abroad, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

Women in Ag: Gabi Sullivan and Gabby Salazar


March 29, 2019

By Teresa Suits, agricultural education and communication master’s student (BS ’17) Some mentorships between undergraduate and graduate students develop from a simple conversation, at least that’s how it happened for undergraduate student, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Cals, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Conservation, Women In Ag

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