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Bats Come Home To Roost Near Bacardi Office In South Florida

09/10/2014

When Florida International University (FIU) bat biologist Kirsten Bohn moved into the South Florida city, she first observed the rare colony of bats while enjoying a cocktail on her balcony one night.

Rare bat colony getting cheers

09/10/2014

The history of bats and Bacardi, and the FIU researcher who is trying to protect a colony of endangered Florida bonnetted bats.

The World’s Rarest Bat Is Discovered Living on a Golf Course in Miami

09/10/2014

An FIU biologist has started organizing a brigade of citizen scientists to fan out through Miami as the sun sets to search for the bonneted bat and listen for its call.

Upcoming Events

Introduction to GIS Technology & Data

09/19/2014 01:00 PM

In this two hour workshop, participants will gain exposure to the various components of a geographic information system, data models used, and some geoprocessing capabilities.

Research and Teaching on Sustainable Forestry at the University of Chihuahua, Mexico

09/19/2014 03:00 PM

Speaker Dr. Miguel Olivas, Dr. Concepcion Lujan, and Dr. Javier Hernandez (each gives a 20-minute talk) of the Division de Ciencias Agricolas y Forestales of the Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua, Mexico.

Hunting for Geospatial Data Resources

09/19/2014 03:00 PM

In this one hour workshop, participants will gain exposure to several geospatial data resource repositories, focusing predominantly on organizations hosting resources pertaining to South Florida.

Student Opportunities

Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Genetics

09/10/2014

The Department of Biological Sciences in the College of the Environment and Life Sciences at the University of Rhode Island is seeking a Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellow with expertise in genetics and a commitment to bringing multicultural perspectives to the curriculum, department, college, and university.

Sierra Club - Free Seminar

09/10/2014

The Sierra Club is hosting a free seminar in Hallendale on Sept. 20th, featuring speakers discussing various aspects of southeast Florida's coastal environment.

James Duke Ethnobotanical Fellowship

09/10/2014

The James Duke Ethonobotanical Fellowship aims to increase opportunities for research in the Andean and Amazonian regions of Peru.