Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month
Golden bamboo is native to china and is actually a member of the grass family! Golden bamboo was originally introduced to the United States to be used as a natural vegetation ... READ MORE
By Natalie Stephens
Cedar Key locals, “snow birds”, Gainesville students, and travelers from all over are coming together to volunteer with the UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station for their Spring 2020 living shoreline volunteer events! ... READ MORE
Interdisciplinary Ecology doctoral student Julie Walker recently published research on the saltmarsh-mangrove ecotone. Specifically, the study examined the changing vegetation composition between the two ecosystems. Walker also wanted to know ... READ MORE
A 4-day outdoor experience following water from Okefenokee to Cedar Key.
About this Event
Join extension faculty from the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Offices for a 4-day program. This unique experience ... READ MORE
By Olivia Doyle, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Communication Assistant
Plants are introduced to environments both intentionally and unintentionally for various reasons. More than 4,000 plant species are found in Florida ... READ MORE
Join us for our 4th annual Mermaid Chase Paddling Race along our Bayport Linda Pedersen Paddling Trail! Proceeds from the race are used for marine and coastal education and restoration projects in Hernando County.
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Race ... READ MORE
In Florida, Brazilian Peppertree is listed as a noxious weed and category-1 invasive plant according to Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council (FLEPPC). It was originally introduced to Florida from South America as a pretty ornamental shrub during ... READ MORE
It's Gator Nation Giving Day!
When you give to UF/IFAS, you partner with a network of faculty, students and volunteers who are creating positive and lasting change in Florida and beyond. “Stand up and holler” for the UF/IFAS program that ... READ MORE
Are you interested in learning more about recreation planning? Would you like to discover insight on how to maintain a volunteer program long-term? Maybe you’re curious about how to create informative interpretive programs for park visitors? ... READ MORE