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Florida Land Steward Update, June 14, 2024


June 14, 2024

GET YOUR FARM RECORDS COMPLETED NOW TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR USDA HURRICANE RECOVERY ASSISTANCE Storm season is here. As a part of your hurricane preparation activities, you should have your farm records completed with USDA Farm Service ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Season, Longleaf Pine, Natural Resources, ProForest, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tree Farm

Florida Land Steward Update, May 31, 2024


May 31, 2024

GULF COASTAL PLAIN ECOSYSTEM PARTNERSHIP (GCPEP) LONGLEAF PINE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM The GCPEP Longleaf Assistance Program includes incentives for longleaf establishment, stand improvement, and prescribed fire. It is available to landowners ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Feral Hogs, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Idalia, Hurricane Recovery, Longleaf Pine, Online Course, Prescribed Fires, ProForest, Tree Farm, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, May 23, 2024


May 23, 2024

SPRING-SUMMER ISSUE OF QUARTERLY FLORIDA LAND STEWARD NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE In this issue: Biochar as an Additive in Forest Systems, Hurricane Idalia Silviculture Recovery Program Open for Enrollment, Check out the new ProForest "PodForest" ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Management, Hurricane Recovery, Natural Resources, Online Course, ProForest, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, May 17, 2024


May 17, 2024

ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY The third Friday in May is Endangered Species Day, a tradition started by the Endangered Species Coalition in 2006. In Florida we recognize and celebrate the remaining critical habitats on public and private lands ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Endangered Species, Family Forest, Feral Hogs, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest Management, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Recovery, Invasive Species, Online Course, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tree Farm, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, May 10, 2024


May 10, 2024

THANKS TO ALL JOINING US FOR RONNIE STEPHENSON TOUR IN JACKSON COUNTY Thanks to all who participated in the tour at the property of Ronnie Stephenson, our 2024 Florida Land Steward of the Year, last week in Jackson County. We enjoyed a great ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Award, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Management, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Season, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Podcast, Prescribed Fires, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tree Farm, Wild Hogs, Wildlife

UF/IFAS scientist honored with prestigious 2024 Early Career Fellow designation by Ecological Society of America


April 30, 2024

Jiangxiao Qiu, has a reputation as a rising star. Qiu is an associate professor of landscape ecology in the UF/IFAS School of Forest, Fisheries and Geomatics Sciences (SFFGS). He’s based at the UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research and ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, , Conservation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Archbold Biological Station Buck Island Ranch, Climate Change, Early Career Fellow, Ecological Society Of America, Ecosystems Sustainability, ESA, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Grasslands, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, News, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, University Of Florida, Wetlands

Florida Land Steward Update, April 24, 2024


April 24, 2024

EARTH WEEK Earth Day, April 22, marked the beginning of Earth Week. This week we recognize and celebrate the bounty of our planet’s resources and natural systems, and also affirm our role in sustaining them for future generations. As a part ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Earthday, Family Forest, Feral Hogs, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Recovery, Longleaf Pine, Natural Resources, Online Course, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tree Farm, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, April 12, 2024


April 12, 2024

PUTNAL TREE FARM TOUR APRIL 5: THANKS FOR JOINING US! Our tour last week at the Putnal family’s Tree Farm was a success. Thanks everyone who joined us and made the event possible. Congratulations once again to Terry Putnal, his father Howard ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Award, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Recovery, Natural Resources, Online Course, Podcast, ProForest, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tax Tips, Tree Farm, Wildlife

UF fisheries professor Yanong co-authors “The Aquarium Fish Medicine Handbook”


April 11, 2024

The comprehensive fish care how-to-guide officially releases on April 15 By Suzette Cook UF School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences GAINESVILLE, FL -- Professors from the University of Florida and North Carolina State University ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Coasts & Marine, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Aquacultute, Aquarium, FFGS, Fish, Fish Disease, Fish Health, Fish Medicine, Fisheries, Lewbart, Marine, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, SFFGS, The Aquarium Fish Medicine Handbook, Yanong

Florida Land Steward Update, March 29, 2024


March 29, 2024

CONGRATULATIONS BARRY JACKSON: 2023 GLEN HARRIS FLORIDA TREE FARM INSPECTOR OF THE YEAR Our apologies for the late spotlight on this award. Barry Jackson is the District 6 representative for the Florida Tree Farm Program which covers Baker, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Conservation Easements, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Recovery, Natural Resources, Online Course, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tax Tips, Timber, Tree Farm, Wildlife

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