Invasive Plants at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Join Savannah Gardner on this virtual tour is exploring aquatic invasive species at Sweetwater Wetlands Park in Gainesville, Florida. The most common invasive species at Sweetwater Wetlands Park include Water hyacinth, torpedo grass, Mexican petunia, and wild taro. Click here to view her tour

COVID-19 and Depot Park

Join Brent Helms on a tour of Depot Park and adjustments made during COVID-19. This park has been a great outdoor activity for the Gainesville FL community throughout COVID-19, and they have made many adjustments to make that space even safer. Click here to view his tour

Invasive Plants at Lake Okeechobee

Join Ashley Kuhn and Tylyn Tarter as they explore Lake Okeechobee and invasive plants. Lake Okeechobee is the largest freshwater lake in the state of Florida. It is known as one of the last natural wilderness areas in the surrounding cities. It is a large contributor to South Florida's water supply. Due to its importance, ...

Invasive Plants in Loblolly Woods Nature Park

In this tour, Caroline Barnett and Megan Winfree will explore both native and invasive plants in Florida, specifically through the Loblolly Woods Nature Park. They hope that by the end of this tour you will not only be familiar with some of the sights and scenery located at Loblolly Park but also have an appreciation ...

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 ...

State of the Scientific Enterprise: During COVID-19

At Streaming Science, we want to know: How has COVID-19 impacted the scientific enterprise and scientists' lives? Some scientists and graduate students had to put their research on hold during the pandemic and shift to working from home. They had to limit lab and field work due to social distancing and preventative guidelines - and ...