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Category: Natural Resources

UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant survey seeks public input on existing Florida red tide communications

[inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””]University of Florida researchers want to hear from Florida residents and visitors to gauge the value and accessibility of information pertaining to Florida red tide events.[/inlinetweet] Florida red tides, harmful algal blooms caused by the toxin-producing dinoflagellate Karenia brevis, are a… Read More

Just Published – Private Wells 101: Bacterial Contamination and Shock Chlorination

Private Wells 101: Bacterial Contamination and Shock Chlorination JUST PUBLISHED: Looking for information on how to treat bacterial contamination in your private well with shock chlorination? Check out our newest UF/IFAS Extension Publication, Private Wells 101: Bacterial Contamination… Read More

UF scientists predict potential spread of disease vector mosquito new to Florida

UF/IFAS scientists predict where in Florida environmental conditions may be suitable for Aedes scapularis to spread, now that it has invaded the Florida Peninsula. Aedes scapularis can transmit yellow fever virus, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, dog heartworm and… Read More

How UF scientists are predicting the future of the Suwannee River Basin

[inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””]Like so much of Florida, the Suwannee River Estuary is changing, with shifts in land- and water-use reshaping the area’s environment and economy in the next several decades.[/inlinetweet] But before that future arrives, a team… Read More