Recent Announcements      

Campus Sustainability Month

Every October is Campus Sustainability Month! This year we will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Sawmill Slough Preserve. We will have events throughout the month, including guide hikes, species collections, an art show and much more! Click here for more information.  

Now Accepting Applications for the 2017 Environmental Center Seed Grants

Seed Grants are intended to stimulate the creation of multidisciplinary research projects related to the environment that subsequently result in the preparation and submission of a proposal to an external funding agency. The Seed Grants are available to faculty or teams of UNF personnel that include at least one tenure track faculty member. Two grants for up to $6,000 will be awarded. Read more

Applications for the 2017 St. Johns River Experience Are Now Open

The St. Johns River Experience is a unique course offered every spring by the Environmental Center. During the course, students will work with and learn from scientists and environmental professionals from around the state. The best part of the course is the spring break trip, where students embark on a journey exploring the majestic springs that feed the river, while learning about its rich history. Read more 

ELP Project Leaders Giving Presentation for the Local Sierra Club — Monday, Oct. 10, at 6:30 p.m.

The Northeast Florida Sierra Club Group will be hosting a program aimed at understanding issues related to Jacksonville's declining tree canopy. Part of the program will feature Project Leaders from the Environmental Leadership Program who have been working on a tree survey for the Springfield/Eastside area of Jacksonville. Read more.

Upcoming Events

Faculty Social and Seed Grant Presentations — Monday, Sept. 26, from 4:30-6 p.m. // UNF Gallery of Art

EC Student Coalition General Meeting — Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 8 p.m. // Student Union, Room 3805

Yoga Cleanup — Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9-11 a.m. // Memorial Park

Preserve Adventure Fest — Thursday, Oct. 13, from 4-8 p.m. // Picnic area near the Osprey Challenge Course
Pre[serve] Art Exhibition — Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 4:30-7 p.m. // UNF Gallery of Art


Click here for more information on these and other events. 

Quick Links

Environmental Center news Environmental Center calendar  Web icon: ELP
Seed Grants St. Johns River Report website Preserve Digital Archive
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