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Category: Water

Researchers show how forested areas affect water resources in Florida


May 23, 2022

When rain falls on a forest, some of that water eventually flows into water bodies like rivers, wetlands, and aquifers. Scientists call this flow of water forest water yield, and how much water yield is produced depends on several factors. ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, NATURAL RESOURCES, Water
Tags: Ecosystem Services, Matthew Cohen, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Soil Moisture Sensor

Florida Land Steward Update, April 22, 2022


April 22, 2022

EARTH DAY 2022 - THANKS PRIVATE LAND STEWARDS FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES YOU PROVIDE! Today we celebrate Earth Day and recognize the critical resources that we all depend on for survival and inspiration. As a part of that we need to remember ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Earthday, Forest, Forest Carbon, Forest Management, Management, Natural Resources, Timber, Trees, Water

Florida Land Steward Update, February 18, 2022


February 18, 2022

WINTER-SPRING 2022 ISSUE OF QUARTERLY FLORIDA LAND STEWARD NEWSELTTER NOW AVAILABLE In this issue: Congratulations Bill Black and Denise Matthews - 2022 Florida Land Stewards of the Year, Forest Carbon: Who's who in the Forest Carbon Market ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Forest, Forest Resources And Conservation, Natural Resource Conservation, Natural Resources, Prescribed Fires, Timber, Trees
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UF/IFAS scientists take next steps toward crops that make their own nitrogen


January 27, 2022

Most crops need fertilizer to get enough nitrogen, an essential building block of life. Only a few plants have evolved nodules that host nitrogen fixing bacteria, microbes that convert nitrogen in the air into a form plants can use. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Matias Kirst, News, Nitrogen Fixation, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences
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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

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