For years, scientists questioned the ability of stormwater ponds to keep nutrients out of lakes and rivers. Turns out, they were right to be suspicious, new University of Florida research shows.
Stormwater ponds are built to prevent soil ... READ MORE
Water is essential to life on this planet. It is not only essential for humans, but plants and wildlife rely on it for survival as well. You probably remember learning the water cycle, but did you know you’re currently standing in a watershed?
The ... READ MORE
Florida's Natural Melody
Have you ever gone paddling on a local spring run or river and sat silently listening to the wind, bird songs, rustling leaves, or lapping sounds of water along the bank-especially in the early morning? These sounds ... READ MORE
Where Do You Live?
Where do you live? Think about that for a moment - it is a rather easy question to answer. I commonly ask this question at different programs. Most of the time I get responses associated with geopolitical boundaries or locations ... READ MORE
Productivity in natural systems refers to the amount of biomass produced by living organisms over a given period of time. Estuaries are one of the most productive ecosystems on earth, and freshwater inflows are the single most important determinant ... READ MORE