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Brown Basilisk courtesy Steve A. Johnson

Nonnative lizard that appears to walk on water thrives in Florida

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September 7, 2022

Florida has three times as many nonnative established lizards as native ones. Among Florida’s approximately 50 species of nonnative lizards is the brown basilisk, a species now thriving in south and central Florida. In a new peer-reviewed ... READ MORE

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Tags: Amanda Thompson, Brown Basilisk, Edis, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Florida Museum Of Natural History, FLorida Museum Of Natural History Herpetology Collection Database, IFAS NEWS, Ken Gioeli, Lawrence Reeves, Nathan Burkett-Cadena, Nonnative Lizard, Steve Johnson, UF IFAS News, UF News, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County
Monarch butterfly on flower

Study: For monarch butterflies, plant variety is the spice of life


October 15, 2020

As monarch butterflies make their transcontinental migration this month across North America, they will depend on milkweed plants to produce the next generation of this iconic butterfly species, which has seen declines of more than 80% in its ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Adam Dale, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Entomology And Nematology, Florida Museum Of Natural History, Jaret Daniels, News

Sept. 18 Science Cafe talk will focus on UF/IFAS space biology research

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September 14, 2012

Click here for high resolution image. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Two University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty will lead the first Science Café of the fall, titled “Going Boldly: Astrobiology, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Anna-Lisa Paul, Astrobiology, Florida, Florida Museum Of Natural History, ICBR, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Interdisciplinary Center For Biotechnology Research, NASA, Rob Ferl, Robert Ferl, Science Cafe, Space, Space Biology, University Of Florida

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