We are fortunate to have several whale species that have been spotted in the Gulf of Mexico including humpback whales, Rice whales, fin whales, sperm whales, sei whales, and orca whales. Recently, however, we have seen multiple reports of whale ... READ MORE
Adding fuel to the argument to use fire as a healthy forest management tool, University of Florida scientists say important pollinators survive the temporary displacement, while a common disease carrier often loses the battle.
A pair of documents ... READ MORE
"Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they have the heart." -Elizabeth Andrew
It’s the people who have a lot of heart that make it possible for the Ecology and Natural Resources program at UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County to ... READ MORE
By Ginger Feagle, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and John Nash, Florida Tree Farm Program President
The Florida Tree Farm Program is proud to recognize Mr. Terry Putnal and, his father, Howard Putnal (in memoriam) ... READ MORE
The introduction of spectacled caimans into Florida, reported as early as the 1950s, has impacted the biodiversity of native wildlife in some of the most sensitive areas of the Florida Everglades.
A University of Florida study, ... READ MORE
Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS.
La introducción de caimanes de anteojos en Florida, cuyos primeros reportes tuvieron lugar ... READ MORE
In this episode we explore the creepiest, crawliest, grossest of arachnids, ticks. And no, we don't feel bad calling them gross!
Tick-borne illnesses can wreak havoc on people's lives and there is still so much we don't know about them. On ... READ MORE
This blog post was written by Corrina Vuillequez, Agronomy graduate student with UF/IFAS CAIP and aquatic plant control intern for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
You might be wondering, “What if my boat has been out of the water for ... READ MORE
The mission of the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is to promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Florida's natural world among Florida's citizens and visitors. We’re highlighting graduates of the Florida Master Naturalist ... READ MORE