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Helping Horse Owners Protect Florida’s Springs


September 28, 2020

Florida has nearly 400,000 horses, according to the 2018 survey by the American Horse Council. Many of these horses are managed on small-acreage farms and "ranchettes." In North-Central Florida, the horse population is concentrated in counties ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, BMP, Conservation, Environment, Forage & Pasture, Grazing, Horses, Management, Manure, Natural Resources, Pasture, Water, Water Quality

UF/IFAS CAIP Affiliate Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Brent Sellers


September 25, 2020

By Olivia Doyle, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Communication Assistant After serving as interim director for around a year, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) affiliate faculty member, Dr. Brent ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agronomy, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Invasive Plants, Natural Resources, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Research

Panko Encrusted Mangrove Snapper with Apricot Pineapple Sauce! Florida Seafood at Your Fingertips LIVE!

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September 24, 2020

Seafood at your fingertips is back and with fried fish?! Frying may not be the healthiest method of cooking but having a fish fry is my favorite way of preparing what I catch! I often choose to fried not only because I love the crispy delicious ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Events, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Apricot, Collier, Collier County, Cooking, Cooking Demo, Eat Seafood America, Fillet, Fishing, FL Sea Grant, Florida, Florida Sea Grant, Fried Fish, Fried Snapper, FWC, Gray Snapper, How To, Mangrove Snapper, Panko, Pineapple, Recipe, Red Snapper, Regulations, Restaurant, Sea Grant, SFAYFT, Snapper, Southwest Florida, Spearfishing, SW FL
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Brahminy Blind Snake


September 24, 2020

Perhaps while working in your yard you have come across an animal that looked very much like an earthworm… but not quite… have you considered it might be a snake? Next time, take another look. If it is darker and smoother than you expect, ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Wildlife
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Blind Snake, Brahminy Blind Snake, Central Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Snakes, Wildlife
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Environmental Science student volunteers at Grand Canyon National Park


September 22, 2020

Connor Morang, a senior studying environmental science in the School of Natural Resources and Environment, spent a week at the Grand Canyon, but it was not a vacation. He was a volunteer removing invasive brown trout. "I volunteered because ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources
Tags: Brown Trout, Connor Morang, Environmental Science, Grand Canyon, School Of Natural Resources And Environment

SNRE Student Creates Nordmanns’ Greenshank Species Account for Cornell Lab of Ornithology


September 21, 2020

Philipp Maleko is a master’s student in interdisciplinary ecology with the School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE). In summer 2019, Maleko was a member of a research team that discovered the nest of an endangered Russian shorebird, ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: UF Wildlife, WEC, Wildlife, Wildlife Ecology, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

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