Oh, the dreaded purple flags at the beach—the idea of “dangerous sea life” can complicate a day on the water. While those flags might be flown if there are sharks hanging around nearby or red tide in the area, they much more likely ... READ MORE
Growing up along a creek that snaked its way through my hometown in the Mississippi Delta, I knew more than most people my age about alligatorweed, the invasive water-impeding amaranth weed species clogging waterways across the Southeastern ... READ MORE
In the last lesson we discussed water and how much there is of it. But what is beneath it? What is on the ocean floor? Remember that in the early 1800s they had no idea how deep the oceans were, much less what was on the bottom. But they ... READ MORE
A train-the-trainer course (IST #31879) is being offered for UF/IFAS extension agents & faculty interested in experiencing the program and potentially collaborating to teach the program in the future.
EmpowerU is a new program designed ... READ MORE
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 ... READ MORE
For this edition of Fl. Sea Grant’s Seafood at your fingertips LIVE! I have teamed up with my batty sister, Rebecca Nelson to share two of our recipes we entered in the Apalachicola Oyster Cook-off in 2020. This annual event draws locals and ... READ MORE
Adaptive Urban Forest Management - Part #1 Introduction
Urban forestry is both ecological science based, and value driven. Its current social and bio-physical context is unprecedented.
It is appropriate to think of urban forest management ... READ MORE
My name is Morgan Romero, and I am a recent Environmental Management in Agriculture and Natural Resources graduate from UF. I decided for the final semester of my bachelor's degree to study abroad at The University of Natural Sciences (BOKU) ... READ MORE
Everyone who has visited our Panhandle beaches is likely familiar with the medium-sized, pale white crab called a ghost crab; often seen scurrying over the sand and into a burrow for cover. The species is perfectly named, as you generally will ... READ MORE
Finding ways to extend the grazing season is a top priority for livestock producers in the southeast because grown forages are the cheapest source of feed for our livestock.
Slipping into fall means cooler weather, shorter days, and dormancy ... READ MORE