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Invasive plants can threaten native species by changing seasonal animal behavior


June 15, 2022

Invasive plants don’t just outcompete native plants but can also change animal behavior in ways that disadvantage native plants as well. Invasive cogongrass is a problem in longleaf pine ecosystems. A new study found that when cogongrass ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, Wildlife
Tags: Cogongrass, Cotton Rat, Jesse Borden, Longleaf Pine, News, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation
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SNRE Nadeau Graduate Research Award recipients


May 20, 2022

The UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) recently announced the recipients of the Nadeau Graduate Research Award. The Robin E. Nadeau Fund established an endowment to support and promote research and education in the SNRE. ... READ MORE

Category: NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: David Klinges, Ernesto Viveiros-de-Castro, Hernan Alvarez, Nadeau Graduate Research Award, Sarah Steele Cabrera, School Of Natural Resources And Environment
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Interdisciplinary Ecology graduate students complete project focused on the Amazon


September 27, 2021

An interdisciplinary effort to improve governance and infrastructure in the Amazon (GIA) included expertise from the University of Florida. Several graduate students, including from the UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment's Interdisciplinary ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, NATURAL RESOURCES, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: School Of Natural Resources And Environment, The Amazon
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SNRE graduate students, affiliate faculty member author book chapter


April 20, 2021

Doctoral candidates Shane Feyers and Gretchen Stokes along with Vanessa Hull, assistant professor of wildlife ecology and conservation, have authored a book chapter. It appears in the new Handbook for Sustainable Tourism Practitioners: The Essential ... READ MORE

Category: Academics, NATURAL RESOURCES
Tags: Biodiversity, Gretchen Stokes, School Of Natural Resources And Environment, Shane Feyers, Vanessa Hull
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Peace Corps experience inspires interdisciplinary ecology student


April 7, 2021

Everyone’s experience in the Peace Corps is different, said Amanda Brinton, an Interdisciplinary Ecology graduate student. For Amanda, her experience in the jungles of Ecuador meant finding her passion for solid waste management. Amanda is ... READ MORE

Category: Academics, NATURAL RESOURCES
Tags: Amanda Brinton, Interdisciplinary Ecology, Peace Corps, School Of Natural Resources And Environment, Solid Waste, Waste Management

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