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FMNP Festival: Celebrate the FMNP’s 20th Anniversary Online and In-Person


September 1, 2021

Friends and Colleagues, thank you for your continued support of the Florida Master Naturalist Program! For our 20th Anniversary, we want to come together to celebrate! Join us the week of November 1-7 for the FMNP Festival to celebrate 20 years ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation, Florida Master Naturalist Program, FMNP, Natural Resources

New Online FMNP Courses Available


April 24, 2020

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, ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Master Naturalist Program, FMNP, Natural Resources, Online Courses, UF/IFAS Extension

Florida Master Naturalist Program Online – Coastal Shoreline Restoration


April 15, 2020

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). ... READ MORE

Category: , Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Events, Forests, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Community Outreach, Florida Master Naturalist Program, FMNP, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station, Workshops

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

Mapping Macaques: Studying Florida’s Non-Native Primates


December 20, 2016

Each week on the blog we pull back the curtain on our Wildlife Ecology & Conservation graduate students’ seminar class. This post is by Elan Simon Parsons. If you look up and see a monkey in a tree, you might think you’re in the tropics—think ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Conservation, Florida, Invasive, Monkeys, Rhesus Macaques, Silver Springs

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


December 9, 2016

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 charismatic ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation, India, Monitoring, Tiger

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