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Frazer named director of School of Natural Resources and Environment

Frazer named director of School of Natural Resources and Environment

Published: Feb 18th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Tom Frazer, a University of Florida professor in aquatic ecology, has been named director of the School of Natural Resources and Environment.

UF receives $1.5 million grant for Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program

Published: Sep 18th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation this week announced $4.5 million in grants to launch the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at universities across the country – including a $1.5 million grant to the University of Florida.

New UF/IFAS survey: Floridians strongly support endangered species protections

Published: Sep 16th, 2013

GAINGAINESVILLE, Fla. — Floridians are ardent fans of endangered species and want to see them protected, even if it means fines for violators or restrictions on personal freedoms, a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences survey finds.

UF study helps quantify biodiversity decrease around farmland

UF study helps quantify biodiversity decrease around farmland

Published: Sep 9th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Animal biodiversity suffers near conservation areas that border big farms, and the effects can spread for miles, according to a new study by University of Florida researchers […]

Pastured ‘wild’ horses to cost U.S. $1 billion by 2030, researchers warn in report

Pastured ‘wild’ horses to cost U.S. $1 billion by 2030, researchers warn in report

Published: Aug 26th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Captive “wild” horses will cost U.S. taxpayers $1 billion by 2030 if federal management approaches don’t change, according to a new report by a pair of researchers who were part of a national committee that studied the issue.