The University of Florida’s School of Forest Resources and Conservation is now the School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences (SFFGS). The new name was announced Monday at a brief outdoor ceremony.
SFFGS started as a forestry department ... READ MORE
In July 2020, Dr. J. Scott Angle became the University of Florida’s Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources and leader of UF/IFAS. Angle is a national leader in developing the science that supports food production and management ... READ MORE
AUSTIN CARY FOREST SAWMILL PROJECT
Help relocate and rebuild the historic Sawmill at Austin Cary Forest! Built in 1942 by the Works Progress Administration near the forest's entrance to mill lumber for the educational buildings around Lake Mize, ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The UF/IFAS School of Forest Resources and Conservation (SFRC) is honored to announce a new endowed scholarship, the Tyler “Tyce” Hall Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund. [inlinetweet prefix="" tweeter="" suffix=""]This ... READ MORE
FLORIDA— A professor with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) has been awarded a $500,000 grant to study how climate change is threatening subtropical grasslands and the ways they sustain agriculture, ... READ MORE
The American Fisheries Society (AFS) is the world’s oldest and largest organization dedicated to strengthening the fisheries profession, advancing fisheries science, and conserving fisheries resources. AFS designates as Fellows of the Society ... READ MORE
Each year, Florida Project Learning Tree (PLT) recognizes facilitators, educators, and partners who have made exceptional contributions, dedicating their time, energy, and ideas to the program. 2020 awardees include Dawn Perez, Solid Waste Authority ... READ MORE
Tropical fish hobbyists are pretty serious about their pastime. So much so that it’s a $40 million-a-year industry in the United States.
Most of the fish in home tanks come from fresh water. Only about 10% are raised in salt water, according ... READ MORE
While many Floridians know how to prepare their home for a hurricane, it’s crucial to conduct a wildfire safety home checkup - especially in dry periods like much of the state is currently experiencing. David Godwin, director of the Southern ... 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 or ... READ MORE