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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 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

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

Forest Carbon: Who’s who in the Forest Carbon Market, Part 2


February 24, 2022

By Natalia Medina-Irizarry and Dr. Michael Andreu, University of Florida IFAS School of Forest, Fisheries and Geomatics Sciences   In Forest Carbon: A Potential Source of Income for Forest Owners, Part 1 (in Florida Land Steward issue ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources
Tags: Forest, Forest Carbon, Forest Resources And Conservation, Forestry, Natural Resource Conservation, Timber, Trees
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Cautiously optimistic: Study looks for riskiest tree disease spreaders, finds none


February 3, 2022

Fungal disease represents one of the greatest threats to tree industries and forests in the United States. They’re carried by invasive wood borers from overseas. A pre-invasion risk assessment tested 111 fungi samples extracted from ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Invasive Species, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Entomology, Forestry, Invasion, Jiri Hulcr, Research, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences

Florida Land Steward Update, January 21, 2022


January 21, 2022

CONGRATULATIONS BILL BLACK AND DENISE MATTHEWS, 2022 FLORIDA LAND STEWARDS OF THE YEAR! We congratulate Bill Black and Denise Matthews for the outstanding stewardship of their Sparkleberry Farm property in Alachua County. As a result of their ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Forest, Forest Resources And Conservation, Forestry, Natural Resource Conservation, Prescribed Fires, Timber, Trees, Urban Ecology

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