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Florida Land Steward Update, March 22, 2024


March 22, 2024

USDA CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM (CRP) SIGNUP OPEN Apply by March 29, 2024 As one of the largest private lands conservation programs in the United States, CRP offers a range of conservation options to farmers, ranchers, and landowners. ... READ MORE

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

Florida Land Steward Update, January 12, 2024


January 12, 2024

2024 GREETINGS! We’re hittin’ the ground running for another year of land stewardship assistance, education, and networking opportunities. We hope to see you out there somewhere! 2024 FLORIDA LAND STEWARD WALL CALENDARS STILL AVAILABLE It’s ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 2024 Calendar, Awards, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Natural Resources, Online Course, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tree Farm, Wildlife
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Florida LAKEWATCH: A Regional Coordinator’s Perspective


July 17, 2023

This blog post was written by Marina Schwartz, regional coordinator for Florida LAKEWATCH. Hi, I’m Marina! I’m one of the regional coordinators of the LAKEWATCH Program, and I’m here to explain what our role is and how we help ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, Volunteer/Training, Water
Tags: Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Citizen Science, Community Volunteers, Florida LAKEWATCH, Lakes, LAKEWATCH, UF/IFAS CAIP, Volunteers

Scientists discover cause of sea urchin die-offs in the Caribbean: a protozoan parasite


April 19, 2023

Highlights The long-spined sea urchin is an important species that helps keep coral reefs healthy. When long-spined sea urchins in the Caribbean began to die in large numbers in early 2022, scientists jumped in and discovered that a ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Caribbean, Conservation, Coral Reefs, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Florida Sea Grant, Keystone Species, Long-spined Sea Urchins, NOAA, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Sea Urchins
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Oyster market research outlines marketing strategies for increasing grower profits


April 4, 2022

Highlights ·         A recent UF/IFAS research project identified opportunities for Florida Gulf oyster farmers to market their products for an increased price. ·         The findings noted logistical and volume ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Food Is Our Middle Name, Marketing, Oyster, Oyster Farming, Oysters, SEEDIT, SEEDIT Grant

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