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Category: Conservation

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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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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

Environmental Science Student’s Passion for Water Quality


March 18, 2021

Kenzie Hagedorn always knew that she wanted to do environmental work and that she wanted to use her career to help people. Kenzie is getting ready to graduate this spring with one major and two minors after three years of undergraduate study. ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, NATURAL RESOURCES, Water
Tags: Environmental Science, Kenzie Hagedorn, School Of Natural Resources And Environment, Springs, Water

Environmental activism led student to study environmental science


February 4, 2021

Sometimes a mistake can be a good thing – a chance encounter that pays off in the end. For UF freshman Anna Mavrodieva, accidentally signing up for an environmental science class in high school was something great. She didn’t know it then, ... READ MORE

Category: Academics, Conservation, NATURAL RESOURCES
Tags: Anna Mavrodieva, Environment, Environmental Activism, School Of Natural Resources And Environment

NSF Fellow in SNRE – Ben Lowe

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November 2, 2020

By Patrick Farrar Four outstanding graduate students in UF’s School of Natural Resources and Environment have received the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards from the National Science Foundation. The highly-competitive ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, NATURAL RESOURCES, Water
Tags: Ben Lowe, Inland Fisheries, Interdisciplinary Ecology, National Science Foundation, School Of Natural Resources And Environment

NSF Fellow in SNRE – Adam Searles

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October 26, 2020

By Patrick Farrar Four outstanding graduate students in UF’s School of Natural Resources and Environment have received the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards from the National Science Foundation. The highly-competitive ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, NATURAL RESOURCES, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Adam Searles, Indian River Lagoon, Interdisciplinary Ecology, School Of Natural Resources And Environment, Seagrass

NSF Fellow in SNRE – Nick Gengler

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October 13, 2020

By Patrick Farrar Four outstanding graduate students in UF’s School of Natural Resources and Environment have received the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards from the National Science Foundation. The highly-competitive ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, NATURAL RESOURCES, Wildlife
Tags: Interdisciplinary Ecology, National Science Foundation, Nick Gengler, School Of Natural Resources And Environment

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

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