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Please welcome our new Green Business partner: The Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast


February 15, 2022

We're proud to announce our latest Green Business partner: Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast About Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast partners with landowners, businesses, and government ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Conservation, Ecology, Environment, GBP, Green Business, Green Business Partnership, Land, Pgm_Waste

UF/IFAS urban forestry agent honored by national society

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November 19, 2020

SEFFNER, Fla. --- In his 15 years with UF/IFAS, Extension forester Rob Northrop has worked with scientists to bring much-needed tree shade to the Tampa Bay metropolitan area. His work is now being recognized nationally. Northrop takes an ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Ecology, Honor, Michael Andreu, Rob Northrop, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Society Of Municipal Arborists, Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay Watershed Working Group, Trees, UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County, Urban Forestry

Benefits of Conducting a BioBlitz


September 3, 2019

The article was written by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Horticulture Extension Agent: Lorna Bravo Every year, 100 citizens will engage in citizen science for biodiversity, by enrolling in BioBlitzes in South Florida. Every year, 25 UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: BioBlitz, BioBlitz Benefits, Broward Parks, Citizen Science, Conservation, Ecology, Inaturalist, Landscape Ecology, Natural Conservations, Parks, Science, Urban Area, Urban Forest, Urban Horticulture

UF/IFAS to Help Educate Public About Prescribed Fires

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January 10, 2019

By Kim Scotto GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida’s Flatwoods Fire and Nature Festival is set to ignite on Jan. 26 with prescribed fire demonstrations, fire ecology tours, live wildlife, live music, food trucks, interactive educational ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Austin Cary Forest, Chris Demers, Ecology, Flatwoods Fire And Nature Festival, Prescribed Fires, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation
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CALS students share their ecology and conservation research in Latin America


October 15, 2018

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month recognized during September 15 through October 15, CALS is showcasing its students, faculty, and alumni who research topics of importance to Latin America. The UF/IFAS wildlife ecology and conservation ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Conservation, Ecology, Hispanic Heritage Month, Latin America, Majors, Student Research
Florida farmers and ranchers are also environmentalists. They implement practices to preserve our natural resources. Picture credit: Jonael Bosques, UF/IFAS Extension Hardee County.

Best Management Practices for Agriculture Operators: Showing that we Care

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October 1, 2018

All farmers have a significant role in protecting our natural resources. Science based approaches are being taken around the State of Florida to ensure that there is adequate use of water and the impact of our agricultural practices is minimal, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Ecology, Impact, Management, Nature, Stewardship
CALS alumnus Gustavo Fonseca receives UF distinguished alumnus award.

CALS alumnus Gustavo Fonseca shares lessons from his ecology and conservation work in Latin America


September 25, 2018

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month recognized during September 15 through October 15, CALS is showcasing its students, faculty, and alumni who research topics of importance to Latin America. Gustavo Alberto da Fonseca, an alumnus from the ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Biodiversity, CAL Alumni, Conservation, Ecology, Hispanic Heritage Month, Latin America

Fighting Climate Change One Classroom at Time: Higher Education in the Era of Biosphere Disruption


November 23, 2016

Each week on the blog we pull back the curtain on our Wildlife Ecology & Conservation graduate students’ seminar class. This post is by master's student Nick Vitale. In response to the looming threat of climate change, Dr. Stephen ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Climate Change, College, Ecology, Education, Ethics, Forest, Mitigation, University

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