The School of Forest, Fisheries, & Geomatics Sciences is a unit within the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS). We are home to three distinct, yet integrated, program areas: Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Forest Resources and Conservation, and Geomatics. Our faculty, staff, and students conduct research, teaching, and extension that cuts across a wide range of environments and disciplines.
FFGS HOSTED A BRIEF CEREMONY ON MARCH 13 TO MARK OUR NAME CHANGE.
UF researcher studies ways to reduce red tide
Researchers from the University of Florida are looking into what nutrients fuel Karenia Brevis, which causes red tide. Amanda Muni-Morgan is studying to get her PHD. In the process, she is conducting research looking into at what nutrients could be …
Smoke Management Guidebook for Prescribed Burning in the Southern Region
The landowner smoke management guidebook was created through a collaboration between the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), North Carolina State University, Southern Fire Exchange, Southern Regional Extension Forestry (SREF), and the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. The goal of …
WHAT WE DO
DOING EXCEPTIONAL THINGS
Christina Carter, Alumni
Fisheries Biologist II, Division of Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Virgin Islands
MFAS Graduate c/o 2019
“My favorite thing about this position is that I feel like I’m making a difference, working hard for the Virgin Islands alongside the community of locals,” said Carter. “I just want to be the best fish biologist I can be for the territory.”
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ROLAND T. STERN LEARNING CENTER
AT THE AUSTIN CARY FOREST
Visit the Austin Cary Forest Campus
The Forest Campus houses several enriching meeting, conference, and event spaces, including the 7,800sqft Stern Learning Center. This beautiful facility was generously endowed by the Roland T. Stern family in 2018, with funds supporting the upkeep of the facility as well as scholarships for undergraduate students.
It is the Stern family's intent that this "gift will open Austin Cary Forest’s educational opportunities to everyone who has a desire to experience “the woods” in an area preserved for future generations." (UF/IFAS Blogs)