The Florida Department of Environmental Protection estimates the state has more than 2 million septic systems. If an owner does not properly maintain one, it poses an environmental threat to the state’s drinking water. Besides regular maintenance, ... READ MORE
Researchers examined 36 years of wildfire data in the eastern United States, focusing on fires that burned large areas.
The overall trend for the region showed an increase in fire size, frequency, and shifts in seasonality.
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Hi there! My name is Ozzy the Otter, and I have some exciting news for you. Treasure Quest locations have popped up all across Sarasota County! Come play with me and learn all about what nature has to offer at your favorite park or library. ... READ MORE
As Florida Forests Week approaches (Oct. 22-28) there is a lot going on in the Florida forestry world right now. The elephant in the room of course is the recent closing of the Georgia Pacific cellulose mill in Taylor County. ... READ MORE
It has now been a year since Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida. That means that as we enter October, we shouldn’t let our guard down, as we are still in the peak of hurricane season. When a hurricane strikes, there are many precautions ... READ MORE
PARTICIPATE IN THE LONGLEAF PINE RESTORATION SURVEY
The Forest Landowners Association is conducting a survey of private landowners in the Southeast to gain insights into the complexities and challenges of longleaf pine restoration on private ... READ MORE
When Hurricane Idalia barreled through the Big Bend region of Florida, Mike Allen was stuck in Gainesville, watching a beloved facility get slammed by storm surge while The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore reported from the facility’s second-story ... READ MORE
Creado por Kirsten Romaguera, especialista en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.
El Programa de Análisis del Impacto Económico de UF/IFAS evalúa los impactos en la agricultura de Florida luego de eventos climáticos extremos. El informe ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Economic Impact Analysis Program assesses impacts to Florida agriculture following extreme weather events. The preliminary report for Hurricane Idalia is newly released.
The report estimates a credible range of losses ... READ MORE
FWC ISSUES NEW EXECUTIVE ORDER OUTLINING NEW HUNTING REGULATIONS FOR CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE MANAGEMENT ZONE
Following confirmation of a positive test sample for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Holmes County in June 2023, the Florida ... READ MORE