Welcome to our new Summer Blog Series, SFRC Serves. On Tuesdays and Thursdays we are sharing stories of how our students and alumni give back to their communities.
Bachelor in Marine Sciences
Allie ... READ MORE
Some Caribbean countries and some parts of Florida are having problems with Sargassum seaweed. Sargassum is that golden/brown seaweed that washes up onto northeast Florida beaches when we have prolonged periods of winds out of the east, or when ... READ MORE
Pondering irrigation systems and our place in the water cycle
Why do we have irrigation systems in Florida? What are irrigation system requirements? How do homeowner yard practices impact Florida’s water?
Why irrigate in Florida?
Why are ... READ MORE
Algal blooms are a major environmental problem that often occur in Florida's waterways during late summer or early fall. Our waterways are often affected by red tides and blue-green algae. These harmful algal blooms can have severe impacts on ... READ MORE
By Olivia Doyle, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Communication Assistant
Biological control agents can be insects, fish or pathogens that target a specific invasive plant and increase the competitive advantage of native ... READ MORE