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Forest Landowner Academy Now Open for Enrollment

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February 2, 2023

The University of Florida IFAS Extension Online Learning Catalog has a brand new category, Forest Resources and Management. This will be the portal on which to access the online educational content developed by UF extension faculty and staff ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forest Resources And Conservation, Forestry, Natural Resources, Online Course, Timber, Tree Farm, Wildlife
Two people in a forest working to start a prescribed fire

What do you wear to a prescribed fire? UF/IFAS fire scientists explains


January 25, 2023

In honor of Florida’s Prescribed Fire Awareness Week, we talked with UF/IFAS fire scientist Raelene Crandall about some of the critical tools of prescribed fire work: personal protective equipment, or PPE. A former wildlands firefighter, ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Prescribed Fire, Raelene Crandall, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences

Florida Land Steward Update, January 20, 2023

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January 20, 2023

PRESCRIBED FIRE AWARENESS WEEK COMING UP Prescribed fire is a safe way to apply a natural process, ensure ecosystem health and reduce wildfire risk. Prescribed fire is safely applied by a team of fire experts under specified weather conditions ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Ecosystem Services, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Prescribed Fires, Tree Farm, Trees, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, January 13, 2023

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January 13, 2023

FLORIDA TREE FARM PROGRAM PREPARES FOR 2023 ASSESSMENT The Florida Tree Farm Program is preparing for our 2023 program assessment.  The Program has been assessed three times since 2010 with no significant issues.  The purpose of the assessment ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation Easements, Disaster Recovery, Ecosystem Services, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Online Course, Timber, Tree Farm, Trees, Wildlife

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