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Fire from the Sky

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April 11, 2024

The University of Florida recently hosted an intensive 4-day drone course for the Florida Forest Service, providing foresters with the essential aviation knowledge and hands-on drone operation skills. This initiative is revolutionizing how the ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Drones, Florida Forest Service, Florida Sea Grant, UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County

UF fisheries professor Yanong co-authors “The Aquarium Fish Medicine Handbook”


April 11, 2024

The comprehensive fish care how-to-guide officially releases on April 15 By Suzette Cook UF School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences GAINESVILLE, FL -- Professors from the University of Florida and North Carolina State University ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Coasts & Marine, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Aquacultute, Aquarium, Ffgs, Fish, Fish Disease, Fish Health, Fish Medicine, Fisheries, Lewbart, Marine, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, SFFGS, The Aquarium Fish Medicine Handbook, Yanong

New study shows seafood waste less profound than previously thought

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April 9, 2024

A new study shows seafood food loss and waste in the United States is approximately 22.7%, a drastic decrease from previous estimates of between 43% and 47%. The study, conducted in part by researchers from the University of Florida Institute ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Alena Poulin, Aquaculture, Aquatic, Commercial Fishing, Farmed Fish, Fish, Food, Food Security, Frank Asche, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, James Anderson, Megan Winslow, Nature, Resource Economics, Seafood, Sustainability, UF-IFAS, University Of Florida, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Waste
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UF/IFAS video feed to broadcast osprey chicks hatching

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March 29, 2024

Between innings of his intramural softball games, Mark Hostetler will sometimes ask student participants about the high-pitched chirps and shrieks emanating from above their heads. “We always hear that bird screaming,” the students often ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Hatch, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Mark Hostetler, Megan Winslow, Nest, Osprey, Southwest Recreation Center, UF-IFAS, University Of Florida, Webcam

Taking the sponge plunge to enhance an important species in the Gulf

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March 28, 2024

On a recent overcast day, University of Florida experts dove into the Gulf, hoping to increase sponge abundance in an area off Hernando Beach. It’s not a deep dive – about 10 feet. But the hard bottom is key: It’s where sponges live ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources
Tags: Brittany Scharf, Don Behringer, Enhancement, Hernando Beach, Hernando County, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Sponges, Tarpon Springs

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