Sunday, September 14, 2014

The club's been busy this past week!  Thursday we repaired the SEEP boardwalk.  A total of 10 boards were replaced!

Also, we planted 360 cypress seedlings this Saturday.  The club now has 750 cypress trees! These trees will help us raise funds for club activities and pizza for meetings.  

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Meeting Sept 2nd - you otter be there!

Like sea otters?  Interested in climate change and salt marshes?  Well, then you're in luck!  It's time for our first meeting of the year!  Join us on: September 2nd at 6:00 pm in the Phelps Lab seminar room (Bldg. 0856) to learn about our plans for the upcoming year, and hear Christine Angelini discuss: Mussels, Sea Otters, and the resilience of US salt marshes to global change!  Free pizza and drinks will be provided!   

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Get ready for Fall Semester!

 This summer we've been busy teaching high school students at SEEP and planting cypress trees!

We're now getting ready for the fall semester!   Be sure to mark these dates on your calendar.

Wetlands Club Schedule
Fall Semester 2014
September 2
First Meeting
Speaker: Christine Angelini, University of Florida
September 16
CALS Kickoff
September, date TBD
Weekend trip to Cedar Key
Restoration planting
October 4-5
Weekend trip to the Whitney Lab
October 7
Second Meeting
Speaker: Roney Gutierrez, NRCS
October 25
Tumblin Creek Cleanup
November 4
Third Meeting
Speaker: Chris Keller, Wetlands Solutions, Inc.
December 2
End of Semester Potluck

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Student Research Experiences - THE REAL STORY! UF Wetlands Club Meeting this Tuesday @ 6!

Wetlands Club meeting this Tuesday, Feb. 4th, at 6:00 PM. Come learn what UF students are discovering about wetlands! We'll have four graduate students presenting their research, and, as always, FREE PIZZA! Hope to see y'all there!

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Meeting next Tuesday, 11/12 at 6 PM! Speaker: Richard Hamann, UF Law Professor

Hello Everyone!

The next Wetlands Club meeting is next Tuesday, 11/12, at 6 PM in the Phelps Lab. Please join us for a talk by Richard Hamann, UF Law Professor, who will be providing the legal perspective on "Hot Topics in the Old Swamp Tonight." As always, FREE PIZZA!

When: Tuesday, Nov. 12th at 6:00 pm

Where: Seminar Room, Phelps lab.

Membership (free) and meetings are open for all! Hope to see you there!

Monday, September 30, 2013

Wetlands Club T-shirts for Sale!! Only $15!

Hi Wetlanders!

We just got club T-shirts! They are light blue with black print. On the
front it says "Wetlands Club, University of Florida" with our logo. Then
on the back it says "Wetlands Club" with a large print of our famous turtle! See pics below.

Bring $15 to the meeting to get your T-shirt, or place your order
at the administrative office in Phelps Lab. We already have 50 ordered now,
so hurry to get your size!

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Next meeting: Tuesday, Oct. 1st, with guest speaker Kim Ponzio from SJRWMD!

Hey everyone! 

Our next meeting is Tuesday, October 1st, at 6 PM in the Phelps Lab Conference Room. We'll be hosting Kim Ponzio from the St. John's River Water Management District who will be giving a talk on "Wetlands - An Avocation for Dedicated Scientists" and discussing what it really means to be a Wetland Scientist and how to become one.

We'll have TONS of FREE pizza and drinks, and will be discussing future upcoming events like the Butterflyfest and trip to Seahorse Key! 

Hope to see you there!