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Trees should be treated as infrastructure


January 24, 2022

By Dr. J. Scott Angle, Dr. Andra Johnson, and Ed Bravo Trees’ little brothers are shrubs and green groundcover, but their concrete cousins include streets, sidewalks and sewers. On Florida Arbor Day (Jan. 22), we pay homage to trees ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, NATURAL RESOURCES, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Forest, Forest Resources And Conservation, Natural Resources, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Trees, Urban Ecology

Florida Land Steward Update, January 21, 2022


January 21, 2022

CONGRATULATIONS BILL BLACK AND DENISE MATTHEWS, 2022 FLORIDA LAND STEWARDS OF THE YEAR! We congratulate Bill Black and Denise Matthews for the outstanding stewardship of their Sparkleberry Farm property in Alachua County. As a result of their ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Forest, Forest Resources And Conservation, Forestry, Natural Resource Conservation, Prescribed Fires, Timber, Trees, Urban Ecology

Trees should be treated as infrastructure


January 20, 2022

By Dr. J. Scott Angle, Dr. Andra Johnson, and Ed Bravo Trees’ little brothers are shrubs and green groundcover, but their concrete cousins include streets, sidewalks and sewers. On Florida Arbor Day (Jan. 22), we pay homage to trees ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, NATURAL RESOURCES, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Forest, Forest Resources And Conservation, Natural Resources, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Trees, Urban Ecology

Congratulations Bill Black and Denise Matthews of Sparkleberry Farm, 2022 Florida Land Stewards of the Year, Alachua County, FL


January 19, 2022

Bill Black and Denise Matthews purchased their 80-acre Sparkleberry Farm property in November 2010. Their goal was to transform the neglected stands of pine, cypress, and hardwoods into a more productive and sustainable condition for timber ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Natural Resource Conservation, Prescribed Fires, Timber, Trees

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