LIVE OAK, Fla. --- For farmers in the Suwannee Valley, using Best Management Practices (BMP) are more important than ever to efficiently irrigate their crops. At the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center - Suwannee Valley (UF/IFAS ... READ MORE
It’s widely believed that our Gulf Coast oyster population is declining. As scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, we seek to prove it.
Or disprove it. We go where the science takes us. With oysters, ... READ MORE
Written by 2021 Summer Intern, Lisa DeFillips
This summer I had the incredible opportunity to work with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection in Crystal River. I owe a tremendous thank you to Tim Jones, Trisha ... READ MORE
Written by 2021 UF/IFAS NCBS Summer Intern, Grace Hejmanowski
This summer I had the opportunity to work with artificial oyster reefs and water quality in Cedar Key while interning for Dr. Mark Clark at NCBS. I also had the opportunity ... READ MORE
Written by 2021 UF/IFAS NCBS Summer Intern, Erik Van Dyke
My Internship Experience
This summer I was able to work with the Fisheries Independent Monitoring (FIM) lab in Cedar Key. FIM uses standardized sampling methods to evaluate fish abundance, ... READ MORE
GET YOUR 2022 FLORIDA LAND STEWARD WALL CALENDAR
It’s that time of year! The annual Florida Land Steward calendar features beautiful photography, habitat management tips, landowner and management highlights, resource ... READ MORE
The Fourteenth State of the River Report (http://www.sjrreport.com) was recently released. The report addresses issues affecting the health of the St. Johns River. The report contains information that should be of interest to homeowners with ... READ MORE
The South Florida "swale" or tree lawn/parkway as it is called in other parts of the country, describes the green space between the sidewalk and the street.
Swales are designed to hold excess water from rain events, allowing the water to percolate ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants appreciates the dedication and hard work brought forth by our undergraduate interns. Cape Coral native, Hannah Brown, is no exception.
As a senior double majoring in chemistry and biology, ... READ MORE
How to Take a Pond Water Sample
If you own a pond and plan to collect a water sample to have it tested for dissolved oxygen (DO), pH, toxic ammonia or alkalinity by your County Extension Agent, you will want to watch the video below to learn ... READ MORE