Since our ribbon cutting in 2017, the UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station has hosted annual Open House events. Our staff looked forward to it every year as a valuable chance to chat about our work. This year, we are not letting the pandemic ... READ MORE
About the job
Temporary OPS field technician positions are available to help with monitoring activities associated with the Lone Cabbage Reef oyster restoration project. The position involves assisting the research coordinator and graduate ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch is a popular citizen science program where trained volunteers survey, measure, tag, and release horseshoe crabs on Florida's beaches. Learn more about why we need to monitor our horseshoe crab populations in this ... READ MORE
Spring is in the air and summer is quickly approaching. While we plan weekend getaways and summer holidays, shorebirds are gearing up for nesting season (Mar-Aug). Here's all you need to know to make sure your summer fun doesn't interfere ... READ MORE
Battle royale, science style
If you know Suwannee River native and UF IFAS Wildlife Ecology and Conservation PhD Student Travis Thomas, then you know he has a passion for turtles. Specifically, Travis worked for years on a project to elevate ... READ MORE
Wildlife happenings to look for in September. September brings the beginning of fall and the peak of the hurricane season, so we should be seeing some new species and activity as a result. If you do not already have information about hurricane ... READ MORE
Wildlife happenings to look for in August. August continues the traditional Florida summer of afternoon rains and sticky heat, but the wildlife don't mind and there are some stellar activities for you to see. Here are some interesting things ... READ MORE
Of the approximately twenty species of venomous snakes found in the United States, only six venomous snakes are found in Florida. Here is a helpful guide to identify those venomous snakes.
EASTERN DIAMONDBACK RATTLESNAKE
Size: Usually 3–5 ... READ MORE