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Nature Knowledge Webinar – Schedule and Recordings


September 13, 2022

Nature Knowledge is an online webinar sharing scientific knowledge on current issues affecting nature in Florida, supported by UF/IFAS Extension and hosted by Dr. Shelly Johnson, State Specialized Agent in Natural Resources. See below for ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Conservation, Natural Resources, Nature Knowledge, Wildlife, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation
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Invasive plants can threaten native species by changing seasonal animal behavior


June 15, 2022

Invasive plants don’t just outcompete native plants but can also change animal behavior in ways that disadvantage native plants as well. Invasive cogongrass is a problem in longleaf pine ecosystems. A new study found that when cogongrass ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Cogongrass, Cotton Rat, Jesse Borden, Longleaf Pine, News, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

Species On The Move is back! May 15-19, 2023.


May 20, 2022

Species On The Move is back! Species On The Move is an international conference series on climate change covering marine, freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems. Species On The Move 2023 will be hosted by the University of Florida in Everglades ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: ClimateChange, Conservation, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, EvergladesNationalPark, SpeciesOnTheMove, UF Wildlife, UF-IFAS, WEC, WEC Department, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation
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​UF/IFAS expert: Don’t disturb bats during maternity season​

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April 21, 2022

April 15 marked the start of bat maternity season, and through August 15 wildlife protection laws are in place.  Though they have benefits to the environment, bats can be misunderstood.   University of Florida experts ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Bat Houses, Bats, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Florida Bats, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Ken Gioeli, News, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

A culture of nomination


February 18, 2022

 We’ve had an encouraging surge in new American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows in recent years. In my opinion, this is not because we’re suddenly doing fellow-level science. I believe it indicates our reputation ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Work & Life
Tags: Awards, Horticultural Sciences, Microbiology And Cell Science, Plant Pathology, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences, UF-IFAS, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

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