UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences student Genevieve Printiss is working toward her bachelor's degree in forest resources and conservation, housed in the UF/IFAS School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences. Over the summer, ... READ MORE
Avocados originated from tropical America. However, we have three ecological races: Mexican, Guatemalan, and West Indian. Avocado best grows in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. In Florida, commercial growers can be seen in Miami-Dade ... READ MORE
I’ve got a Nagi feeling about this… Natural and Horticultural History
Human desires can be capricious and plants can fall in and out of vogue. Somewhat surprisingly, things as long-lived as landscape trees have different levels of merit ... READ MORE
Andra Johnson, associate director of Penn State Extension, will be the next dean of UF/IFAS Extension and director of the Florida Cooperative Extension Service, the University of Florida announced on Tuesday. Johnson will assume the role on ... READ MORE
We focus a lot on oyster restoration here at the Nature Coast Biological Station and a new project aimed at reducing plastic use in oyster restoration has us excited. This project is called the Partnership for Plastic-free Restoration of Oyster ... READ MORE
Part of having a Florida-Friendly landscape is following principle #1, Right Plant, Right Place.
Criteria for being the right plant for the right place include:
• Suitable for our climate (Central Florida is USDA Hardiness Zone 9B)
• ... READ MORE
We’re highlighting all things Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) in 2021 as the program marks its 20th anniversary. Our graduates are our greatest success stories. This blog highlights Florida Master Naturalist 20th Anniversary Graduate ... READ MORE
The Florida Master Naturalist marks an important 20th anniversary in 2021. We’re highlighting successes of the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) as part of this celebration. This blog features my interview with Florida Master Naturalist ... READ MORE
The word "Circularity" comes from the word Circular and it is usually used in two ways: to describe “the fact of constantly returning to the same point or situation”, and to describe “the fact of being shaped like a circle”. The latter ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla. ---A scientist at the front line of Florida’s war with invasive plants will be honored by the International Organization for Biological Control Nearctic Regional Section.
The IOBC-NRS will recognize Carey Minteer as the ... READ MORE