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New UF/IFAS Extension Lee County Director to Nurture Area’s Natural Assets

FORT MYERS, Fla. --- As he grew up in Bermuda, David Outerbridge saw the natural beauty of the island nation and wanted to preserve it. That environment set the foundation for his new position as director of UF/IFAS Extension Lee County. In that role, Outerbridge sees himself nurturing relationships to preserve the beauty that covers swaths of Lee County. He describes his new job as fostering natural phenomena that feed humans, “both

What’s the Likelihood of a ‘Crawl’ Situation? UF Experts Dispel Alligator Attack Misconceptions

By Lourdes Rodriguez DAVIE, Fla. --- With hurricane season 2019 underway in Florida, and the once-endangered American alligator making its population recovery, a new horror film is setting the stage for the perfect opportunity to educate people about the real danger that alligators pose. How likely are you to be attacked by an alligator during a hurricane or under any circumstance? That is the premise of the summer movie “Crawl,”

UF Researchers Link Increasing Seasonal Drought to Longer Fire Seasons

By Kim Scotto-Kelley GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A new study from University of Florida researchers examines the relationship between wet and dry season length and the potential for lightning-ignited fires. The study, led by faculty from the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences School of Forest Resources and Conservation (SFRC), highlights trends in dry season length in

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