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Florida Sea Grant and partners issue Winter 2023 Overview of Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

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January 4, 2023

Since 2014, Florida's Coral Reef has been fighting an outbreak of a communicable, waterborne disease called stony coral tissue loss disease (SCTLD). Just released, the Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease & Response on Florida's Coral ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Coral Reef, Florida Department Of Environmental Protection, Florida Fish And Wildlife Research Institute, Florida Sea Grant, Shelly Krueger, Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents
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Invasive plants can threaten native species by changing seasonal animal behavior

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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

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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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Interdisciplinary Ecology student awarded the Belize Audubon Society’s conservation award


February 21, 2021

The Belize Audubon Society awarded Interdisciplinary Ecology Ph.D. student Celso Poot with the James A. Waight Award. The annual award is the most prestigious Belizean honor for conservation. It was presented to Celso on Feb. 16, 2021. The ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Belize Audubon Society, Celso Poot, Interdisciplinary Ecology, School Of Natural Resources And Environment, Tapir

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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