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Florida Land Steward Update, June 24, 2022


June 24, 2022

SIGN UP FOR SOUTHERN PINE BEETLE ASSISTANCE AND PREVENTION PROGRAM Last week - Sign up by Friday July 1, 2022 The Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and Prevention Program is offered to eligible non-industrial private forest landowners ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Management, Trees, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, June 17, 2022


June 17, 2022

REPORT ALL YOUR WILD TURKEY SIGHTINGS THIS SUMMER The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s 2022 wild turkey summer survey has launched! Landowners, citizen scientists, conservationists, hunters, and other outdoor enthusiasts ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Season, Prescribed Fires, Timber, Tree Farm, Trees, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, June 10, 2022


June 10, 2022

CHECK OUT THE NEW FAMILY FOREST VIRTUAL COMMUNITY Family forest owners are invited to join the American Forest Foundation’s (AFF) brand new virtual community, The Family Forest, a home for family forest owners and the people who support them. ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Ecosystem Services, Family Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Season, Timber, Tree Farm, Trees, USDA

Florida Land Steward Update, May 27, 2022


May 26, 2022

SIGN UP FOR SOUTHERN PINE BEETLE ASSISTANCE AND PREVENTION PROGRAM Sign up by July 1, 2022 The Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and Prevention Program is offered to eligible non-industrial private forest landowners by the Florida Forest ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Natural Resource Conservation, Timber, Trees

Global team of scientists determine ‘fingerprint’ for how much heat, drought is too much for forests


April 5, 2022

How hot is too hot, and how dry is too dry, for the Earth’s forests? A new study from an international team of researchers found the answers – by looking at decades of dying trees. Just published in the journal “Nature Communications,” ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agronomy, Climate Change, Forest Health, Trees, William Hammond

Florida Land Steward Update, March 4, 2022


March 4, 2022

NATIONAL INVASIVE SPECIES AWARENESS WEEK - WE CAN ALL DO SOMETHING This week is National Invasive Species Week. During this week on our Florida Land Steward Facebook page we have shared some great posts from UF/IFAS Sea Grant Agent, Rick ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Timber, Timber Taxes, Trees

UF researcher works with professional filmmakers to communicate about forest health and climate change


October 26, 2021

How can researchers communicate complex ecological issues to the public? To start, they can work with professional communicators. Jiri Hulcr, an associate professor of forest entomology at the University of Florida’s School of Forest, ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Natural Resources
Tags: Bark Beetles, Central Europe, Entomology And Nematology, Forest Health, ProForest, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences

Managing forests facing more frequent and intense hurricanes


January 12, 2021

The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season made history as the most active season since official records began in 1851, with a total of 30 named storms, 13 hurricanes and six major hurricanes. A new University of Florida-led study investigated the ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ajay Sharma, Forest, Forest Health, Forestry, Hurricanes, ProForest, Research, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation

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