Walking along any Panhandle beach, the first thing you’ll notice growing on the dunes are the tall, stately sea oats (Uniola paniculata). Just about any visitor to our coasts knows the name of these grasses, but they may not realize how ... READ MORE
The time of year we think of werewolves, warlocks, witches, and full moon evenings. But there is another creature who likes to howl at the moon this time of year – the coyote.
Actually, coyotes howl all throughout ... READ MORE
In the frenzy of preparing for an impending hurricane, many of those with residential pools overlook steps needed to prepare the pool for a major storm. Following are some tips, do's and don'ts when it comes to pool preparation prior to and ... READ MORE
Congratulations to Dr. Wayne Smith, professor emeritus and former SFRC director! Smith was selected for the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame for his lifelong contributions to the fields of silviculture, fertilizer, and bio-energy. The induction ... READ MORE
Greater Amberjack Seriola dumerili is considered overfished and overfishing is occurring in the Gulf of Mexico but not in the South Atlantic Ocean. In the Gulf, Greater Amberjack populations have not been recovering for more than 20 years, and ... READ MORE
With this year’s sea turtle nesting season nearing its conclusion in Florida, many of the protected species’ newest hatchlings have completed their first big journey from their sandy nests to the water.
But a crawling plant introduced ... READ MORE
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 ... 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
This is a word we have heard many times over the last decades.
Climate change, increased wildfires, more hurricane landfalls, Mississippi River flooding, warmest months on record, and more.
For some, these are controversially ... READ MORE