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Florida Land Steward Update, August 4, 2022


August 4, 2022

NEW ONLINE PRESCRIBED FIRE TRAINING COURSE NOW AVAILABLE ON THE UF/IFAS EXTENSION CANVAS CATALOG This course is designed to provide individuals with knowledge and resources to better accomplish their land management goals and to cultivate fire-educated ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Carbon, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Natural Resource Conservation, Prescribed Fires, Timber, Tree Farm

Lakes From Space: Using Technologies to Enhance Aquatic Plant Management Precision and Accuracy


August 3, 2022

Aquatic plant management (APM) is a critical stewardship practice for sustaining healthy freshwater systems. This field of natural resource management is a highly technical and heavily scrutinized discipline. Biologists and natural resource ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water

Common Snook: New Predators in the Nature Coast!


August 2, 2022

Written by Jordan Bajema, Ph.D. Student,  School of Natural Resources and Environment. Advisor: Will Patterson. Anglers along the Nature Coast may have noticed a new species in town the last few years, the Common Snook. This iconic Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Recreation, UF/IFAS Research, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Boating, Fisheries, Fishing, FWC, NCBS Graduate Students, Recreation, Research, Seatrout, Snook, SRWMD, Suwannee River

NCBS Intern Report: Marine and Coastal Science Communication


August 1, 2022

Written by 2022 Summer Intern Jessie Moses, hosted by Savanna Barry (UF/IFAS NCBS) Sci-Comm for Floridians and beyond As an intern this summer, I got to work with Dr. Savanna Barry creating marine and coastal science communications ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cedar Key, Coastal Habitat, Featured, NCBS Interns, Recreation, Restoration, Shoreline Restoration

Carolina Redroot – Wild Weeds


August 1, 2022

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Carolina Redroot Lachnanthes caroliana Carolina redroot is a perennial herbaceous wildflower that occurs naturally in wet flatwoods, marshes, bogs, dome swamps, savannas, and coastal swales. Blooms of this ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Natural Resources, NFLAG, Wild Weeds

UF/IFAS Extension Florida Sea Grant Develops Scallop Sorter Tool


July 27, 2022

Chuck before you shuck! Leave the small scallops behind! Did you know bay scallops in Florida's waters only live for 18 months? Or that the recreational harvest season along the Gulf Coast occurs before scallops are allowed to reproduce? ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Best Management Practices, Florida Sea Grant, Scallop Sorter, Scallops

Florida Land Steward Update, July 22, 2022


July 21, 2022

FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CARBON SEQUESTRATION PROGRAM Apply  by August 12 The Florida Forest Service is accepting applications for the 2022 Sequestering Carbon and Protecting Florida Land Program, a state-funded ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Wildlife
Tags: Assistance, Family Forest, Forest, Forest Carbon, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Natural Resource Conservation, Prescribed Fires, Timber, Wildlife
A aerial photo of a boat in a lake, surrounded by hydrilla.

Stop Those Plants! How You Can Prevent the Spread of Invasive, Aquatic Plants


July 5, 2022

Aquatic Plants and How They Spread Two things are a given in Florida: hot, humid weather and lots of boat traffic. Have you ever looked over the side of a boat and seen a thick, dark green mat of plant material underwater the water or touching ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Aquatic Hitchhikers, Aquatic Invasive Plants, Aquatic Plant Management, Aquatic Plants, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Ufifascaip

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