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Florida Land Steward Update, July 19, 2024


July 19, 2024

OWN FOREST LAND IN FLORIDA? CHECK OUT THE NEW "MY FLORIDA FOREST LAND" VIDEO SERIES! A collaboration between the Florida Forest Service, Florida Forestry Association, the University of Florida, and filmmakers from Untamed Science; the goal ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation Easements, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Preparation, Online Course, ProForest, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Southern Pine Beetle, Tree Farm, Wild Turkey, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, July 10, 2024


July 10, 2024

FOREST CERTIFICATION AND FLORIDA TREE FARM PROGRAM WEBINAR RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE Thanks to those joining us on June 27 for our webinar on forest certification programs. The recording is now available for viewing. This webinar provides an ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Certification, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Recovery, Natural Resources, Online Course, ProForest, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Southern Pine Beetle, Tree Farm, Wild Turkey, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, June 28, 2024


June 28, 2024

SOUTHERN PINE BEETLE ASSISTANCE AND PREVENTION PROGRAM NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS Apply by July 26, 2024 The Southern Pine Beetle (SPB) Assistance and Prevention Program is offered to eligible non-industrial private forest landowners by the ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Season, Natural Resources, Online Course, ProForest, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Southern Pine Beetle, Tree Farm, Wild Turkey, Wildlife

UF forestry experts team up to deliver course for landowners


June 26, 2024

IT’S BEEN A YEAR since the new category “Forest Resources and Man­agement” was added to the Univer­sity of Florida IFAS Extension Online Learning Catalog. That portal became a point of access to online educational content developed ... READ MORE

Category: Academics, Forests, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Floridalandsteward, Forest Landowner Academy, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences

UF Forestry students compete in annual skills contests


June 26, 2024

It’s been a tradition since 1958. More than a dozen forestry clubs from Southeastern universities compete for bragging rights in forestry industry skills. The 65th annual Southeastern Conclave was held at the Cuscowilla Nature and Retreat ... READ MORE

Category: EVENTS, Forests
Tags: ASFC, Association Of Southern Forestry Clubs, Axe Throwing, Conclave, Dendrology, Lumber Games, Poll Climbing, UF Forestry Club

Fun in the Forest: The 2024 4-H State Forest Ecology Contest


June 26, 2024

GAINESVILLE, FL -- More than 70 youth from 16 counties attended the annual Florida 4-H Forest Ecology contest on Saturday, March 30 at University of Florida School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Science’s Austin Cary Forest in Gainesville. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Conservation, EVENTS, Forests, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: 4-H, Awards, Forestry, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, SFFGS

Annual Tax Tips for forest landowners addresses changes for 2023 tax year


June 26, 2024

Advice on Timber Tax Tips for the 2023 tax year is now available from the U.S. Forest Service, USDA, and academic partners from the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and The University of Georgia Warnell School ... READ MORE

Category: Academics, Agribusiness, Forests, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Forest Management, Longleaf Pine, Natural Resource Conservation, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, SFFGS, Tax Tips, Timber

Florida Land Steward Update, June 21, 2024


June 21, 2024

REPORT ALL YOUR WILD TURKEY SIGHTINGS THIS SUMMER (JUNE 1 – AUGUST 31) In addition to slowing down a bit and spending some time by the water, summertime means keeping an eye out for turkeys! The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s ... 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 Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Season, Longleaf Pine, Natural Resources, Online Course, ProForest, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tree Farm, Wild Turkey, Wildlife

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

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