Florida’s natural world is an amazing place. Florida is known for beautiful beaches and coastal waters, but Florida nature has much more to offer. Nearly 200 species of birds are known to nest in Florida and more than that number visit or ... READ MORE
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
George Tanner, Professor Emeritus, of the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation died on Saturday, August 1 after a short battle with cancer. He received a BS and MS from the University of Central Florida and a PhD from ... READ MORE
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
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
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
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
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
By Allison Cauvin, Masters student, Wildlife Ecology & Conservation Dept.
Dr. Daijiang Li has attempted to solve a fifty year-old mystery. Rather, he’s tried to consolidate data taken fifty years ago and compare it to trends he’s ... READ MORE
By Rashidah H. Farid, M.S.
Doctoral Student, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
University of Florida
In Peru, the majority of the land is under some form of a hydrocarbon lease. Seventy-two percent of these ... READ MORE