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Extension Digital Information Service
- University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences handbooks and factsheets on production agriculture, natural resources, the environment, forestry, veterinary medicine, rural development, pest control, food safety, lawns, home gardening, and related topics.
The Battle of The Little Big Cypress Continues
- Ruben P. Sauleda, an environmental advocate with a Ph.D. in biology from the University of South Florida, offers a history of damage to the Everglades, especially the Big Cypress National Preserve, as a result of government policies and actions. Photo documentation.
Biscayne Bay: Environmental History and Annotated Bibliography
- Lengthy PDF documents offer exhaustive treatment of Biscayne Bay and its history.
Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants
- The University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Services (IFAS) researches aquatic, wetland and invasive Florida plants such as hydrilla and hygrophila.
Citizens for a Scenic Florida
- Group dedicated to preserving and enhancing Florida's visual environment. Includes a library of legal documents, news, opinion, and other material pertaining to defending scenic beauty.
Dry Tortugas: A Bibliography
- Reference materials on the island chain located west of the Florida Keys compiled in 1996 by a marine biologist and a librarian from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.
- Florida Museum of Natural History defines zooarchaeology, archaeobotany, and archaeopedology, with illustrated articles by University of Florida professors on sites such as Lake Monroe and Mayan ruins.
Florida Academy of Sciences
- Non-profit organization founded in 1936. Publishes a quarterly journal called Florida Scientist, sponsors a Junior Academy of Science. Links to other state scientific organizations, annual meeting plans.
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
- Organized in sections for consumers, business, educators, and governments, with links to subjects such as air, water, waste, beaches, and land.
Florida Environmental Health Association
- Nonprofit group of environmental health professionals. Details of the annual education meeting, training and job opportunities, awards, scholarship fund, membership, and links.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
- Information and regulations on hunting, freshwater and saltwater fishing, wildlife viewing, hiking trails, boating safety, the Florida panther and other endangered and threatened species.
- Photographs and information about the state's flowers, trees, reptiles, mammals, spiders, fungi, and other organisms.
Florida Solar Energy Center
- Research, education, training, and certification in solar and other renewable energy sources at the Cocoa campus of the University of Central Florida.
Linking Florida's Natural Heritage
- Site for ambitious program integrating statewide environmental databases to be searchable by keyword or specimen name, and tagged by geographic names and coordinates. Established in 1997, suspended in 2005 awaiting re-design.
The Nature Conservancy - Florida Chapter
- Lists scheduled events and links to nature preserves in the state, together with maps, directions, hours, fees and activities.
University of Florida TREEO Center
- The Center for Training, Research and Education for Environmental Occupations covers solid waste, air and water quality, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and dealing with hazardous materials including lead and asbestos.
Your Florida Backyard
- How to make your surroundings more wildlife-friendly. Includes info on native Florida plant life and wild life, gardening with Florida's native plants, butterfly gardening, bird gardening, wildlife gardening plus books and photos.
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