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Este 5 de febrero, únase al monitoreo de cangrejos herradura de Florida

Bahder, Luz
January 12, 2023

Los cangrejos herradura son una parte vital de la ecología costera de Florida. Los científicos locales están trabajando con miembros de la comunidad, para recopilar información sobre las especies en las playas del condado de Miami Dade. ¿Quiere ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Cangrejo Herradura, Capacitacion, Ciencia Ciudadana, Conservacion, Conteo, Espanol, Florida Sea Grant, Monitoreo, Spanish, UF/IFAS, Voluntarios
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Florida Sea Grant and partners issue Winter 2023 Overview of Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

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January 4, 2023

Since 2014, Florida's Coral Reef has been fighting an outbreak of a communicable, waterborne disease called stony coral tissue loss disease (SCTLD). Just released, the Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease & Response on Florida's Coral ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Coral Reef, Florida Department Of Environmental Protection, Florida Fish And Wildlife Research Institute, Florida Sea Grant, Shelly Krueger, Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents

Celebrate plastic-free: Expert shares tips to minimize holiday waste

December 19, 2022

Plastic is seemingly everywhere these days, including many items we see or use during the holidays. Maia McGuire, UF/IFAS Extension associate director for Florida Sea Grant, is an expert on plastic waste and microplastic pollution. She ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Environmentally Friendly, Green Holiday, Holiday, Holidays, Maia McGuire, Microplastics, Plastic
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New chair: Andrew Short to lead UF entomology and nematology

December 1, 2022

Andrew Short joins the University of Florida as professor and chair of the UF/IFAS department of entomology and nematology. His tentative start date is May 15, 2023. Short will lead the highly ranked department of nearly 80 faculty members ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Andrew Short, Entomology And Nematology, News

Nov. 5 Art in the Garden offers native plant sale, 4-H youth activities, gardening demonstrations, art workshop and more

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October 28, 2022

FORT LAUDERDALE - Mark your calendars for Art in the Garden on November 5 where South Florida residents can enjoy a variety of free activities designed for the entire family. The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H Youth Development, Art In The Garden, Extension Broward Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Florida 4-H, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Master Gardener Volunteer Program, News, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County

Could your body be storing the key to saving seagrass?

October 24, 2022

Struvite is a crystallized compound made from the byproduct of wastewater treatment plants. It includes phosphorus and nitrogen, two ingredients that are key to plant growth and used in other fertilizer sources. A new University ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ann Wilkie, Cheryl Mackowiak, North Florida Research And Education Center, Patrick Inglett, Research, Seagrass, Seagrass Restoration, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, Study, Todd Osborne, Wastewater, Whitney Laboratory For Marine Bioscience

Galardonada ingeniera y profesora de UF/IFAS utiliza inteligencia artificial para la conservación del agua

Bahder, Luz
October 13, 2022

  Sandra Guzmán es una profesora en UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS IRREC, por sus siglas en inglés) en Fort Pierce, cuyo trabajo de investigación y extensión social se enfoca en el agua y su conservación. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agricultura, Agua, Citricos, Colombia, Espanol, Herencia Hispana, Ingenieria, Inteligencia Artificial, Riego, Sandra Guzmán, Sistemas Hidricos, Spanish, Tiempos De Riego

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