Each spring, the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) announces the student recipients and finalists of the 2021-2022 College of Agricultural and Life Sciences awards! These awards are made annually to students in the ... READ MORE
By Maddie Magrino
Senior Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources and leader of UF/IFAS, Dr. J. Scott Angle, wrote a new article featuring WEC's Dr. Rob Fletcher's research on the endangered snail kite! Dr. Angle's article has ... READ MORE
By Katrina Rossos
“When I saw that Indonesia is one of the richest biodiversity countries in the world, I felt that I needed to do something,” Sisil Putri enthusiastically explained over a video call, a fire behind her eyes. And she has ... READ MORE
Deer on farms may be kept in pens (left) or free roaming (right). Penned deer are typically high-value animals that are used for breeding, whereas free-roaming deer are more often used to provide hunting opportunities. (Photos courtesy ... READ MORE
Carrie De Jesus is a PhD Candidate in Dr. Samantha Wisely’s lab. For part of Carrie’s dissertation, she is studying how native reptiles in Florida play a role in the eco-epidemiology of Lyme disease. In Florida, lizards are important hosts ... 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
Introduction to the Lone Cabbage Oyster Reef Restoration Project
Thursday, October 26, 7:00 p.m.
Community Center, 809 6th Street, Cedar Key
In less than 30 years, 3,000-year-old oyster reefs off Florida’s Big Bend coastline have declined ... READ MORE
Here comes the BOOM!
Common Nighthawks finding love in a pine savanna
By Alexa Mainella
PhD student, Dept. of Environmental Engineering Sciences
Have you ever had a professor drop you off in the middle of nowhere and say, more or less, ... READ MORE
Everyone talks to birds. Few understand birds. Bird enthusiasts can imitate calls, pish, or play recorded calls over speakers to attract birds. Those unaware of our avian friends communicate physically, sending unknown threats and signals ... READ MORE