GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The learning center located in the UF/IFAS Austin Cary Forest was recently renamed the Roland T. Stern Learning Center. In late January, the School of Forest Resources and Conservation hosted a ceremony to unveil the facility’s ... READ MORE
South Prong Plantation is located at the headwaters of the South Prong of the St. Mary’s River in Baker County. Doug Moore, South Prong owner and manager, purchased this timberland in 2002 because it was close to his farm in Duval County, ... READ MORE
Complimenting livestock operations with game hunting leases is not a new concept. With the popularity of hunting wild game like white tail deer, wild hogs, and other large game, farmers and ranchers can prepare wildlife feeding areas (wildlife ... READ MORE
We’ve all heard the old saying, “money doesn’t grow on trees.” While that is technically correct, research shows that there are many benefits of urban forestry, including saving money. Trees reduce and treat stormwater at its source ... READ MORE
My pine trees don’t look so good, in fact they may be dying, what is happening? There are many causes for declining pine tree health. Trees can be easily stressed. Drought, prolonged or repeated, flooding for periods longer than normal, ... READ MORE
Do you own some forest or farm land?
If you have forest or agricultural land, and are actively managing it for that purpose, you are probably eligible for greenbelt classification. Florida, like most states, has adopted use-value assessment ... READ MORE
It often appears that the easiest way to solve an urban forestry problem is by writing a regulation or ordinance. But, that is not always the case. The fixed and static nature of ordinances can make them very difficult to apply to complex living ... READ MORE