ONLINE FOREST LANDOWNER ACADEMY NOW OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!
The Forest Landowner Academy is the first of its kind offered by the University of Florida IFAS School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences on the UF/IFAS Extension Online Learning ... READ MORE
In honor of Florida’s Prescribed Fire Awareness Week, we talked with UF/IFAS fire scientist Raelene Crandall about some of the critical tools of prescribed fire work: personal protective equipment, or PPE.
A former wildlands firefighter, ... READ MORE
Coral reef ecosystems are severely threatened by pollution, disease, overharvesting and other factors. For thousands of years, long-spined sea urchins helped keep reefs intact. They eat seaweed, which can kill or seriously damage coral. Without ... READ MORE
New Ask IFAS publications explore the effects of Florida’s popular artificial reefs on habitats, fishing stocks, and economies
Several Ask IFAS publications explore the complex interplay between fish, anglers, divers, and the Florida environment ... READ MORE
Gainesville, Fla. --- The University of Florida awarded Katherine Ewel, a trailblazer in the wetland ecosystem science field, with a distinguished service award at the summer commencement ceremony on Saturday.
Ewel, who is currently retired, ... READ MORE
Researchers analyzed historical building trends on U.S. coastlines in the projected sea level rise zones.
The scientists found that areas within projected sea level rise zones developed more quickly and were more dense than inland urban ... READ MORE
This story was written by Stephen Wasp and Raelene Crandall, and published by the UF/IFAS School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences Blog.
“Anchor point” is a term used by wildland firefighters to define a point of safety– ... READ MORE
With the final approval from the governor’s pen, the newest Florida state budget is set to take effect July 1, a date that also marks the beginning or continuation of several UF/IFAS projects.
In addition to a $3.6 million increase to the ... READ MORE
A University of Florida scientist is working with a global research team to help control plants, animals and fish before they become invasive. To do this, resource managers first need protocols.
In addition to preserving natural, native fishing ... READ MORE
When rain falls on a forest, some of that water eventually flows into water bodies like rivers, wetlands, and aquifers. Scientists call this flow of water forest water yield, and how much water yield is produced depends on several factors.
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