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Category: Forests

Study: Microbes escape wildland fires on smoke particle ‘life rafts’

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire — and also lots of microorganisms, according to a new study from the University of Florida. For the first time, researchers have measured the number of microbes in smoke from fires in wilderness… Read More

Advanced Assessment and Mitigation for Urban Tree Canopy Conservation

The City of Tampa, Florida developed and adopted an advanced assessment and mitigation strategy for urban forest canopy conservation. This strategy supports the City’s Urban Forest Management Plan (Northrop et al., 2013) that links forest monitoring and regulatory… Read More

Assistance Helps Farmers and Ranchers Conserve Natural Resources

Contact: Israel Vega 941.907.0011 ext. 3143 Application deadline for financial assistance is Nov. 20 GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 8, 2020 — Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners can apply until Nov. 20 for financial and technical assistance from USDA’s Natural Resources… Read More

NSF Fellow in SNRE – Nick Gengler

By Patrick Farrar Four outstanding graduate students in UF’s School of Natural Resources and Environment have received the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards from the National Science Foundation. The highly-competitive five-year fellowship grants them substantial financial support… Read More

Henry Davis: Honoring a legacy of service

Henry P. Davis embodied the 4-H pledge for his community, country and world. Perhaps his character of service was cemented as a young boy when he joined his family constructing cabins at 4-H Camp Timpoochee in Niceville, Florida…. Read More