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Category: Forests

New Online FMNP Courses Available

If you are interested in taking Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) courses, you still can – FMNP courses are being offered online. Unless otherwise noted, the online courses will still include field trips and/or in-person activities, but these… Read More

Florida Master Naturalist Program Online – Coastal Shoreline Restoration

We are excited to announce that the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is offering online courses. The first offering, Coastal Shoreline Restoration (CSR), is scheduled for April 28 through May 12 and is open for registration (https://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/fmnp/CR20-06Live%20ONLINE%20via%20Zoom.html). This… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

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

So You Want to be a Conservation Biologist? Insights from a Life Dedicated to Tiger Conservation in India

Each week on the blog we pull back the curtain on our Wildlife Ecology & Conservation graduate students’ seminar class. This post is by PhD student Wesley Boone. The Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is arguably one of the most… Read More

A Canopy of Cameras: Studying Arboreal Mammal Activity in Peru

By Rashidah H. Farid, M.S. Doctoral Student, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation University of Florida Email: rfarid@ufl.edu In Peru, the majority of the land is under some form of a hydrocarbon lease. Seventy-two percent of these leases overlap with… Read More