RUSKIN, Fla. --- Nonnative fish eat away at the banks of rivers and lakes – one reason University of Florida researchers caution people not to release unwanted fish.
People sometimes put fish from their aquariums into nearby waterways. ... READ MORE
Many people probably would like to conserve more water and use less spray to control annoying bugs. But first, they must meet their personal needs, University of Florida researchers say.
By “personal needs,” we’re talking about basic ... READ MORE
University of Florida scientists hope to boost the shellfish aquaculture industry severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Scientists will use a $100,000 grant awarded by The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to capture statewide data needed ... READ MORE
Name: Savanna Barry
Position: Regional Specialized Extension Agent II
Hometown: Beaverdam, VA
Years with UF/IFAS: 6
Describe your role at UF/IFAS: As an Extension Agent, I work on coastal issues in the Nature Coast. I serve residents, businesses, ... READ MORE
Scientists will conduct research at the 27,000-acre DeLuca Preserve with more than $600,000 in funding awarded to UF/IFAS faculty to study complex issues.
Eight research projects received funding to begin research on the property. Projects ... READ MORE
Much of our society has become so urbanized that the closest some people feel to water is their neighborhood stormwater pond, a University of Florida researcher says.
People need to feel a deeper connection to water before they’ll be likely ... READ MORE
Family Fishing Days are free, monthly events for families to fish together in a fun, safe environment.
The 2021 (abbreviated) season has events on Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16 and Nov. 13.
The catch-and-release events last from 8 a.m. until ... READ MORE
A survey on the 2018 red tide event was conducted in 2020 for those in marine-dependent industries operating out of Charlotte, Collier, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Monroe, Pinellas and Sarasota counties.
Charter/for-hire businesses that ... READ MORE
BRADENTON, Fla. --- Now, in the middle of summer, when those afternoon or evening rains come, stormwater from lawns, driveways and roofs drains down to any of the 76,000 stormwater ponds scattered around Florida.
As stormwater flows into these ... 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