As warmer weather arrives, manatees prepare to leave their winter shelter in the Florida springs. Learn why manatees spend winter in the springs and get tips to keep manatees safe with a UF/IFAS Extension Florida Sea Grant expert.
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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
By Kim Scotto-Kelley
Editor's note: The event scheduled for March 14 has been postponed. The information below was posted prior to this announcement. Stay tuned for announcements regarding future Family Fishing Days.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- ... READ MORE
Yilin Zhuang joins the UF/IFAS Extension central district as a Regional Specialized Agent (RSA) in water resources.
UF/IFAS Extension RSAs cover multiple counties and specialize in a specific program area. Zhuang’s specialty is in water, ... READ MORE
A longtime partner of UF/IFAS has been named the National Wildlife Refuge System’s employee of the year for his dedication to environmental conservation on Florida’s Nature Coast.
Vic Doig, who holds a UF bachelor’s degree in zoology, ... READ MORE
A UF/IFAS Extension program educates outdoor enthusiasts to report invasive plant species with a unique vantage point - from horseback. In doing so, participants can help UF/IFAS reduce some of the invasive species that cost the United States ... READ MORE
By Shelby Oesterreicher
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The Southern Weed Science Society (SWSS) recognized University of Florida professor Stephen Enloe with its 2020 Outstanding Educator Award (OEA) at the organization’s 73rd annual meeting in late ... READ MORE
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. –You can’t have healthy cooking and eating habits if you’re food insecure. In today’s world, lack of access to nutritious food is a reality for millions of people.
In Jupiter, one program, which already combines ... READ MORE
BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – Ever wonder what is in your surroundings? Ever get surprised by a bird you don’t recognize, an unfamiliar plant or how much wildlife exists in a small section of a park in your community? The species that make up the ... READ MORE
By Rhett Register
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Some of the nation’s top experts in harmful algal blooms (HABs) have released a consensus document detailing research needs to most effectively combat future blooms in Florida.
The document, recently ... READ MORE