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Fire Ecology's Lessons for a More Resilient Future - KQED


KQED
Despite the scope of the tragedy, Willie sees regeneration and even radical hope in the region's fire ecology. “It's a happy [dogbane] patch now,” he says, as he demonstrates how to peel the taut fibers from the plant's stalk. “It's filled with life ...

C of I science standouts receive travel grant for national toxicology conference - College of Idaho News


College of Idaho News
This March, the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology will attract thousands of toxicologists from around the globe to San Antonio, Texas. Billing itself as “the preeminent toxicology conference in the world,” the SOT meeting will feature ...

Flora And Fauna: Meaning And Examples - Science Trends


Science Trends
This typically includes all indigenous plant life, and the use of flora in this fashion was coined by the French-Swiss botanist and geologist Jules Thurmann. Similarly, fauna refers to animal life that exists in a particular place at a particular time ...

South Florida Aquatic Plant Management Society

Pompano Beach - United States

Non-profit organization with interests in aquatic weed and plant management, growth of aquatic plants, and restoration of wetlands.

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Aquatic Plant Management Society
United States

Source of expertise in the field of biological, mechanical, and chemical aquatic plant management and aquatic plant species.

Bird Society of South Florida
United States

Focuses on educating bird enthusiasts and encouraging preservation through captive breeding.

University of South Florida
United States

South Florida Information Access
United States

Discusses research by the US Geological Survey's South Florida Ecosystem Program. Includes studies of hydrology, cycling of mercury contamination, coastal wetlands , and other areas of environmental concern.

South Florida Spider Survey
United States

Research project conducted by the University of Florida that seeks to enlist the help of volunteers in studying urban spiders.

University of South Florida Botanical Garden
United States

Plant displays, research, and education, representing and interpreting the diversity of the Earth's plant life for the academic community and the general public. Horticultural workshops and special plant sale events. Displays on palms, bromeliads, herbs, native, carnivorous plants, and riparian (wetland) forest, at the USF Tampa Campus.

South Florida Canine Friendly Areas
United States

Parks and beaches where dogs are allowed, both on- and off-leash.

United States

Provides care and a home for abused, lost, and unwanted ferrets. Adoptions, education, and monthly meetings.

South Florida Siberian Husky Rescue
United States

Helping Siberian Huskies find homes.

United States

Offers a course of study leading to a Ph.D. degree. Research is focused on nervous and cardiovascular systems and related disorders, including Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders, cardiovascular disease and stroke, diabetes, and neuropsychiatric disorders such as depression and drug addiction.