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Longleaf pine seedlings are highly resistant and resilient to fire

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October 28, 2021

Longleaf pine forests once dominated the southeastern Coastal Plain, but only 3% of this forest type remains today. Restoring longleaf pine forests is an important regional management goal. Two ways land managers restore the ecology of this ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Natural Resources
Tags: Forest Management, Longleaf Pine, Prescribed Fire, ProForest, West Florida Research And Education Center

NATA’s first RX-410 held at Disney Wilderness Preserve in October

November 8, 2019

Overview NATA recently held RX-410: Smoke Management Techniques for the first time at the Disney Wilderness Preserve on October 7-11. This training was offered in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and The Nature Conservancy. Participants ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Fire Trainings, NATA, Natural Areas Training Academy, Prescribed Fire, RX-410

Effects of prescribed fire on cattle use and foraging behavior

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March 20, 2019

by Britt Smith, Postdoctoral Research Associate working jointly with Archbold Biological Station and the UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC on the USDA Long Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) Project Fire is a historic and important disturbance ... READ MORE

Category: Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Beef Cattle Management, Britt Smith, Cattle Behavior, Prescribed Fire

Florida Forest Stewardship Tours: South Prong Plantation, Baker County

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February 8, 2018

South Prong Plantation is located at the headwaters of the South Prong of the St. Mary’s River in Baker County. Doug Moore, South Prong owner and manager, purchased this timberland in 2002 because it was close to his farm in Duval County, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Events, Farm Management, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Forestry, Prescribed Fire, Timber, Wildlife Habitat Management

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