New at IFASBOOKS—Outdoor Adventures
From the earliest explorers to today’s weekend anglers, Florida has long been a land (and sea) of adventure. A group of exciting new books and guides at the IFAS Extension Bookstore allow you to relive those adventures and plan a few of your own.
Early Nature Artists in Florida
The History Press
Before the age of photography, our only knowledge of Florida’s landscapes, flora and fauna came from early naturalists, who braved heat, mosquitoes and alligator-filled lakes to draw detailed sketches of what they saw. Using sketchbooks, journals and his own insights as an art history teacher, author Chris Fasolino creates fascinating portraits of the artists who first brought Florida’s natural beauty to life. This fully illustrated book includes 16 pages of color plates detailing the work of pioneer naturalists Mark Catesby, William Bartram and John Jay Audubon.
Early Nature Artists in Florida will be quickly devoured by anyone interested in history, nature or art.
Fishing Florida by Paddle: An Angler’s Guide
The History Press
There’s nothing quite as adventurous as fishing out on the open water, especially if your vessel is a kayak, canoe or paddleboard. This book, by Indian River fishing guide and writer John Kumiski, is a thorough introduction to the joys, challenges and thrills of paddle fishing in Florida. John offers advice about boats and navigation, tackle and equipment, planning and techniques. He also provides a detailed and history-filled list of fishing spots, boat ramps, guides and tackle shops throughout Florida.
If adventure is what you seek, grab yourself a rod, a paddle and a copy of this wonderful guide.
Sport Fish of Middle & South Atlantic
What’s waterproof, tear-resistant and fits in a tackle box? This Adventure Quick Guide to 67 of the most popular sport fish found in the inland rivers, lakes and coastal areas of the Southeast. Color illustrations of sport fish are organized by habitat, tail shape, fighting ability and popularity at the dinner table.
From bluegill to tarpon, this is a handy pocket guide to what’s on the line.
Faculty & Staff Holiday Discounts
Dec 6 – Dec 12
Faculty and staff with Gatorlink credentials save 20% on hundreds of publications, including gardening and natural resources publications, ID decks, playing cards, and wildlife journals.
From December 6 through December 12, we are expanding our 20% discount to logo and branded items – UF/IFAS, Extension and Master Gardener shirts, hats, pens, totes, and more!
In Gainesville? Stop by the IFAS Extension Bookstore December 6-10 with your valid Gator1 card. (Bookstore will be closed to walk-in traffic December 11-12.)
Shopping online? Please visit http://www.ifasbooks.com and click our Login page, then follow the UF Faculty/Staff instructions. This will ensure you receive all eligible discounts – no coupon code required.
For more, visit the IFAS Extension Bookstore at http://ifasbooks.ifas.ufl.edu/