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FIU and Rookery Bay Reserve form research, education partnership


Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and FIU have established a new partnership that will serve FIU students as well as citizens of Collier County and surrounding areas. This unique educational and research partnership will enhance the environmental understanding necessary to manage the reserve’s 110,000 acres.

FIU experts on toxic algae


A massive bloom of blue-green algae has hit four counties in Florida covering beaches along the Atlantic coast, damaging aquatic environments, impacting businesses and potentially causing health problems for the people and animals that come into contact with it. Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in Lee, Martin, Palm Beach and St. Lucie counties. FIU has the following experts available to discuss how algal blooms form, how they impact the environment, their potential human

FIU professors help fight Zika, inform the public


In July, when South Florida became the first place in the U.S. to report locally transmitted Zika cases, the eyes of the nation turned to our area and found several FIU experts with deep knowledge and a willingness to help the community navigate the Zika outbreak.

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FIU Horticulture Professional Certificate Program

08/12/2016 12:00 PM

500 per participant. This includes the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscapers Association (FNGLA) training manual. To register for the FIU Horticulture Professional Certificate Program taught by expert faculty, visit: For more information on the program or registration, contact K. Jayachandran at Registration deadline: Sept. 2, 2016


08/27/2016 09:00 AM

The Adopt-a-Tree program provides Miami-Dade single-family or duplex homeowners with two FREE trees every year, even if they have adopted trees in previous years.

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Dr. Krish Jay, Program Director at:


11200 SW 8th Street, AHC-5 #383, Miami, FL 33199

Stephanie Soler, Program Assistant at:


11200 SW 8th Street, AHC-5 #360, Miami, FL 33199