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Stormwater Ponds May Harbor Invasive Plants, UF/IFAS Research Finds


May 28, 2019

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Stormwater ponds are prevalent throughout Florida’s urban and residential landscapes, but University of Florida researchers are looking into whether these engineered ecosystems support the spread of invasive plant species. An ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering Department, AJ Reisinger, Basil Iannone, Carrie Adams, Eban Bean, Environmental Horticulture Department, Invasive Species, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, SHED, Soil And Water Sciences, Stormwater Pond, Urban Ecology, Water

Trait-Based Guidance for Stormwater Pond Plantings


January 12, 2019

What are Stormwater Ponds: Stormwater ponds are common features of urban landscapes. Recently, members of the SHED Group estimated over 95,000 stormwater ponds in Florida. These human-made ecosystems serve a very important function. They capture ... READ MORE

Category: NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Designer Ecosystems, Engineered Ecosystems, Residential Landscape Ecology Lab, Residential Landscapes, School Of Forest Resources & Conservation, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, SHED, Stormwater, Stormwater Ponds, Urban Ecology

What is Residential Landscape Ecology?


September 27, 2018

What is Residential Landscape Ecology? Recently, I watched what I believe to be a red-shouldered hawk dive into a tree, catch a squirrel, and fly away with another hawk to enjoy their meal. Witnessing this event was amazing. We see these events ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, HOME LANDSCAPES, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Designer Ecosystems, Engineered Ecosystems, Landscape Ecology, Neighborhood Ecology, Ornamental Gardens, Residential Landscape Ecology Lab, Residential Landscapes, School Of Forest Resources & Conservation, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Sfrc, SHED, Urban Ecology

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