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Trees May Be Key to Building Everglades’ Tree Islands


Scientists from Florida International University’s Southeast Environmental Research Center led by assistnat professor Len Scinto conduct research on tree islands in the Loxahatchee Impoundment Landscape Assessment (LILA).

High-schooler digs the Everglades


One student's experience as a high school intern with the FIU based Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program.

Miami 2100: Envisioning a Resilient Second Century


Miami 2100: Envisioning a Resilient Second Century is an exhibition about planning for climate change and sea level rise in Greater Miami presented by the FIU School of Architecture.

Upcoming Events

Intro to Handheld GPS Data Collection & Processing

12/05/2014 01:00 PM

This three hour workshop will introduce participants to the use of handheld global positioning system (GPS) devices and their utility for collecting coordinate data in the field. Participants will collect data outdoors and processing those data using geographic information systems.

Earth and Environment Seminar Student Presentations

12/05/2014 03:00 PM

Z. Yang, A. Yassin, M. Asadi, E. Berthold, M. Cisceros, M. Gazaleh, G. Hill

Invasive Lionfish: Management Successes and Challenges

12/05/2014 07:00 PM

As part of the Ocean Life series, Lad Akins will present recent findings and discuss successes and challenges in addressing lionfish impacts.


FIU Agroecology Instructor Position


The Agroecology Program of the Department Earth & Environment invites applications for an Instructor in the areas of production Agriculture/Horticulture, to begin in Fall 2015. We seek an outstanding candidate with teaching focused on horticulture, agronomy or general cropping systems in sub-tropical regions with a strong interest in 21st century agricultural practices and technology.

Job Opportunities at Deering Estate at Cutler


The Deering Estate at Cutler has several part-time positions available: Environmental Educator, Interpretive Program Leader, Guest Services Representative, and Visitor Safety Officer. The Deering Estate at Cutler is seeking candidates with diverse backgrounds and levels of experience – environmental education, ecology, as well as history, art, customer service, hospitality, and visitor safety backgrounds.

Environmental Resources Specialist Position at the City of Miami


The City of Miami is accepting applications for the position of Environmental Resources Specialist II. Experience in arboriculture, horticulture, plans review and Best Management Practices is highly desired. Those interested should submit their application by close of business Friday, December 05, 2014.