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
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
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
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
August 25 is the birthday of National Park Services (NPS), but according to College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus and current master’s student, Russell Galipeau, NPS should be celebrated every day.
After graduating with a bachelor’s ... READ MORE
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
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
Candace Fuhrmann knew she wanted to help wildlife, particularly wolves and other endangered predators. She came to UF/IFAS CALS to major in wildlife ecology and conservation, because she believed it was the best program to prepare her to accomplish ... READ MORE
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
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