About three of every four Floridians live along the coast, and mangrove trees often dot waterfront properties. Sometimes owners want to trim the mangroves so they can see the sea better.
But the state regulates mangrove trimming. The 1996 ... READ MORE
Houston, we’re fixing a problem. [inlinetweet prefix="" tweeter="" suffix=""]A University of Florida scientist is leading a project to develop a tool -- based on data from satellites -- that ranchers can use to improve their pasture and grazing ... READ MORE
Pinellas County ~ · Natural Resource Blogs
Sometimes I feel like a broken record saying, “Pinellas County is the most densely populated county in the state.” But it’s a big deal. We are a small county with a lot of people. Despite ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – On Nov. 4, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty member was awarded an Excellence in Teaching award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture ... READ MORE
Many people think of Florida and see our coastal communities, Mickey Mouse, sprawling urban development, and an almost “care-free or vacation” lifestyle to accompany it. While urbanization and economic development are vital to any economy, ... READ MORE
University of Florida agricultural education and communication graduate students connected students in pre-K through high school and their families with university water scientists in Facebook Live events held during the spring semester.
Earlier ... 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 prescribed burn is the intentional, controlled burning of vegetation by resource management professionals. Though prescribed burns might initially seem destructive, they actually help keep ecosystems in balance and keep people and their property ... READ MORE
Canals have crossed the Everglades since pre-Columbian times, but its modern canals are wider, deeper and hundreds of kilometers longer than any that existed previously. Because of their size and prominence, canals have shaped and changed the ... READ MORE