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Florida Land Steward Update, April 12, 2024

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April 12, 2024

PUTNAL TREE FARM TOUR APRIL 5: THANKS FOR JOINING US! Our tour last week at the Putnal family’s Tree Farm was a success. Thanks everyone who joined us and made the event possible. Congratulations once again to Terry Putnal, his father Howard ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Award, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Recovery, Natural Resources, Online Course, Podcast, ProForest, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tax Tips, Tree Farm, Wildlife
Florida First Detector First Fridays

April 2024 First Friday with Florida First Detector


April 8, 2024

Recap of April 2024 First Friday with Florida First Detector In April, we took a closer look at the pest group thrips (Order: Thysanoptera). While there are over 7,000 species of thrips around the world, only a handful of them are pests on ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Biosecurity, FFD23-24, FloridaFirstDetector, Invasive Species, Ornamental Plants, Pest Alert, SeminoleCountyAg, Thrips

Avances en el Proyecto de UF/IFAS sobre Telemetría de Pitones Birmanas

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April 2, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. Notas destacadas La temporada de reproducción de pitones birmanas está en pleno apogeo en los Everglades de Florida. ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Apareamiento, Centro Científico Fort Collins, Centro De Educación E Investigación De UF/IFAS Localizado En Fort Lauderdale, Cientificos, Control, Datos, Español, Especie Invasora, Everglades, Exploracion, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Fort Collins Science Center, Habitat Acuatico, Historia De Vida, Investigacion A Gran Escala, Melissa Miller, Monitoreo, Nidada, Piton, Pitones, Pitones Birmanas, Pitones Marcadas, Radiotelemetria, Rastrear, Reptiles, South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), Spanish, Telemetria, Temporada De Reproduccion, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Croc Docs, United States Geological Survey (USGS)

What’s next for UF/IFAS scientists on the Burmese python telemetry scout project?

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April 2, 2024

Highlights: Burmese python breeding season is in full swing in the Florida Everglades. For a team of scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), this ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Biology, Brandon Welty, Breeding, Burmese Python, Clutch, Croc Docs, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Florida Everglades, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, Invasion Science, Invasion Science Research Institute, Invasive Species, Melissa Miller, Python Telemetry Scout Project, Radio Telemetry, South Florida, South Florida Water Management District, U.S. Geological Survey, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF-IFAS, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, USGS Fort Collins Science Center, Wildlife Biologist

Florida Land Steward Update, March 29, 2024

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March 29, 2024

CONGRATULATIONS BARRY JACKSON: 2023 GLEN HARRIS FLORIDA TREE FARM INSPECTOR OF THE YEAR Our apologies for the late spotlight on this award. Barry Jackson is the District 6 representative for the Florida Tree Farm Program which covers Baker, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Conservation Easements, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Recovery, Natural Resources, Online Course, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tax Tips, Timber, Tree Farm, Wildlife

Tools of the Trade: Monitoring Invasive Aquatic Plant Infestations

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March 25, 2024

This blog post was written by Jonathan Glueckert, a biological scientist with UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants. Behind every public lake is a team of biologists, natural resource managers, researchers, and decision makers whose ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Aquatic Invasive Plants, Aquatic Plant Management, CAIP, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Invasive Plants, Natural Resources

Unlocking the secrets of mites: Agricultural acarology workshop aims to increase expertise in this emerging science

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March 25, 2024

Mites are arachnids that are found in almost every environment with more than 55,000 described species worldwide. Some mites are classified as pests, while others are beneficial. Those who study mites are known as acarologists. Fewer ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: Acarology, Alexandra Revynthi, Arachnids, Biological Control Practitioners, Daniel Carrillo, Entomology And Nematology, Extension, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Mites, News, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS TREC, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center

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