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Study shows fertilizer ordinances improve water quality, but timing matters


September 6, 2022

Local fertilizer ordinances do help improve water quality in lakes, but the timing of fertilizer restrictions influences their effectiveness. Researchers found that winter fertilizer bans were associated with the biggest improvements ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: LAKEWATCH, News, Sam Smidt, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences
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Land and Water Lab students earn national recognition for their research


February 24, 2021

Research from two graduate students in the UF Land and Water Lab is earning recognition at the national and state level. Dr. Sam Smidt, assistant professor of watershed science in the UF/IFAS Soil and Water Sciences Department, leads the research ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Gretchen Stokes, Sam Smidt, School Of Natural Resources And Environment, Trista Brophy, UF Land And Water Lab, Water
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Inland fisheries may provide a ‘safety net’ during pandemic, new study finds


December 3, 2020

A new study led by University of Florida researchers has found that the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to shifts in the way people use rivers, lakes and other inland water bodies worldwide as sources of food, income, and recreation. These ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Covid-19, Fisheries, Gretchen Stokes, News, Sam Smidt, School Of Natural Resources And Environment, Soil And Water Sciences

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