Gainesville, Fla. — Steven Johnson, associate professor of wildlife ecology and conservation in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), received the Excellence in College and University Teaching Award for Food and Agricultural ... READ MORE
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
Songbirds are sought after as pets for their beautiful songs, but researchers wanted to know if the color of their feathers is associated with their prevalence in the pet trade
A new study shows that the brightest and most uniquely colored ... READ MORE
Carson Torhorst studies Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi), a parasite found in Triatomine bugs ("kissing bugs") under the guidance of Dr. Samantha Wisely.
Importance of T. cruzi research
T. cruzi is a public health concern as it causes Chagas ... READ MORE
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
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
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida alumnus Ron Magill was recognized with the Distinguished Alumnus Award at the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Student Recognition Ceremony on May 1.
The award is given to individuals ... READ MORE
By Meredith Oglesby
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – James (Jim) Hines changed the understanding of wildlife ecology through his 40-year career, and on April 28 he was awarded the Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Florida.
The ... READ MORE
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