Some people seem to view drones as toys, but they can be dangerous. In fact, about 1,000 people per year are injured from using drones incorrectly. To address the potential peril, two University of Florida scientists are offering ways to keep ... READ MORE
This summer and fall, UF/IFAS scientists will collect data on water quality and seagrass in the recently created Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve, which includes waters off Citrus, Hernando and Pasco counties.
These data will be available ... READ MORE
Sweating is a critical tool to keep horses comfortable and healthy, but chronic idiopathic anhidrosis, a dangerous equine condition can impede their natural cooling mechanism and cause performance and health issues. For the first time, UF/IFAS ... READ MORE
To the Wetzel family, a perfect day is one spent on the water fishing and enjoying each other’s company. For the past 10 years, they have added a volunteer component to their outdoors time by collecting samples for Florida LAKEWATCH.
The ... READ MORE
Catch and release practices can help conserve fish populations but they do not guarantee the fish will survive, as handling and air exposure can have negative health impacts and cause mortality
Scientists have developed a new fishhook design ... READ MORE
From duffers to golf pros to casual fans, millions of people worldwide will watch the Master’s tournament April 8-11. As they do, it may come as a surprise to know that about half of the land at golf courses is not actually used to play the ... READ MORE
The University of Florida’s School of Forest Resources and Conservation is now the School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences (SFFGS). The new name was announced Monday at a brief outdoor ceremony.
SFFGS started as a forestry department ... READ MORE
Snook, a prized game fish, have been moving farther north in the Gulf of Mexico during the last few decades as hard freezes become less frequent
Researchers have tagged 20 snook to track their movements during the winter when the fish ... READ MORE
You might already know that prescribed fires help prevent potentially dangerous wildfires.
But did you also know that they help conserve plants and animals in our natural areas? [inlinetweet prefix="" tweeter="" suffix=""]A new podcast from ... READ MORE
By Rhett Register
On Christmas Eve, many Italian Americans join family and friends for a fish and seafood dinner. The Feast of the Seven Fishes, as some call it, seems to have its origins in Southern Italy and was introduced to America in the ... READ MORE