Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Interested in local wetland restoration?

Interested in local wetland restoration, or wondering what it's like to work for an environmental consulting company?  Then come to our meeting tonight at 6pm in the Phelps Lab to hear Chris Keller, president of Wetland Solutions, Inc., talk about the Sweetwater Branch/Paynes Prairie Sheetflow Restoration Project!  FREE PIZZA will be available!


Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Whitney Lab Trip

Check out these photos from our recent trip to the Whitney Lab! 
Photos from Carlos Quintero. 












Monday, September 29, 2014

Second Meeting - October 7th!




Tabling at CALS Kickoff!
Since our last meeting, we've been busy tabling, planting cypresses, fixing boardwalks, helping at a Duval Elementary, and, of course, getting our feet wet!

Come see how you can get involved in the club at our next meeting - October 7th at 6pm in the Phelps Lab Conference Room.  There will be free PIZZA and soda!

Also, be sure to bring $15 cash so you can buy a club shirt!
 
New cypress trees
Learning about aquifers at Duval Elementary

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
Date
Event
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!