Category: Photo Essay

AEC Skills in Action at CAIP

This is part of a series of photo essays about UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP). Students highlighted the people working at CAIP and their impactful work in communities around the state of Florida. You will not meet anyone more passionate about communicating science and sharing the vast importance of invasive plant species ...

Lara Colley: Environmentalist, Educator, Conservationist

This is part of a series of photo essays about UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP). Students highlighted the people working at CAIP and their impactful work in communities around the state of Florida. Check out this photo essay by MaryJo Peters, a University of Florida student, to learn more about Colley and ...

Don’t Plant a Problem

This is part of a series of photo essays about UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP). Students highlighted the people working at CAIP and their impactful work in communities around the state of Florida. Dr. Jason Ferrell is the Director for the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants and has been for ...

Plants Matter: Dr. Candice Prince

This is part of a series of photo essays about UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP). Students highlighted the people working at CAIP and their impactful work in communities around the state of Florida. Dr. Candice Prince is an Assistant Professor at the University of Florida (UF) Agronomy Department. She also works at ...

Sustainable Urban Landscapes

In recognition of International Women and Girls in STEM Day (February 11, 2021), this photo essay features UF/IFAS scientist and extension specialist Dr. Mary Lusk from University of Florida's Department of Soil and Water Sciences. Lusk is an inspiring woman in STEM who strives to community soil and water quality. Click the photo below or ...

Ranchers’ COVID-19 Response

This is the fourth and final photo essay of the Telling Their Stories: How Ranchers Use Science During Day-to-Day Operations four-part series. This series focuses on communicating everyday science used on ranching operations in Florida. This photo essay is a look into how ranchers responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and how they believe it will ...

Blackbeard’s Ranch

This is the third photo essay of the Telling Their Stories: How Ranchers Use Science During Day-to-Day Operations four-part series. This series focuses on communicating everyday science used on ranching operations in Florida. This photo essay explains how ranchers conserve the natural Florida ranch land and communicate with the public. A link to the full ...

Buck Island Ranch

This is the second photo essay of the Telling Their Stories: How Ranchers Use Science During Day-to-Day Operations four-part series. This series focuses on communicating everyday science used on ranching operations in Florida. This photo essay emphasizes the biodiversity on cattle ranches and how the ranch land is a functioning and thriving ecosystem. A link ...

Kempfer Cattle Company

This is the first photo essay of the Telling Their Stories: How Ranchers Use Science During Day-to-Day Operations four-part series. This series focuses on communicating everyday science used on ranching operations in Florida. This photo essay emphasizes how ranchers use genetic research and techniques to optimize cattle production and create quality beef products. A link ...

New Series: How Ranchers Use Science During Day-to-Day Operations

Telling Their Stories: How Ranchers Use Science During Day-to-Day Operations is a three-story series focusing on Florida's ranchers connection to science and sustainability. This introduction essay will introduce you to the author and preview the four-story series. University of Florida Agricultural Education and Communication (AEC) graduate student Milli Jones developed a three-part multimedia photo essay series ...