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Local Updates

Last updated: 04/06/20 ; 9:04 a.m.

Note: All UF/IFAS in-person events and gatherings scheduled through May 15, 2020 are postponed. This extends to volunteer meetings, workshops, demos, conferences, and events such as field days and open houses. Facilities and offices are open and fully operational unless otherwise noted.

Other Status Updates


Main Campus

Unit

Status

Notes

Contact

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) 

Office is not accepting visitors, following UF protocol 

UF faculty and staff are working from home and responding to email, phone calls, and Zoom requests

cals-dean@ufl.edu 

352-392-1963  

Extension Offices

For the latest Extension office closures and status updates, please view the UF/IFAS Extension Offices - Local Updates page. 

Research and Education Centers

Unit

Status

Notes

Contact

Citrus REC - Lake Alfred

Closed to visitors

 

 

Everglades REC - Belle Glade

Closed to visitors

 

 

Florida Medical Entomology Lab - Vero Beach

Closed to visitors

 

 

Ft. Lauderdale REC - Davie

Closed to visitors

 

 

Gulf Coast REC - Balm

Closed to visitors

 

 

Gulf Coast REC - Plant City

Closed to visitors

 

 

Indian River REC - Ft. Pierce

Closed to visitors

 

 

Mid-Florida REC - Apopka

Closed to visitors

 

 

North Florida REC - Marianna

Closed to visitors

 

 

North Florida REC - Quincy

Closed to visitors

 

 

North Florida REC - Suwannee Valley

Closed to visitors

 

 

Range Cattle REC - Ona

Closed to visitors

 

 

Southwest Florida REC - Immokalee

Closed to visitors

 

 

Tropical REC - Homestead

Closed to visitors

 

 

West Florida REC - Jay

Closed to visitors

 

 

West Florida REC - Milton

Closed to visitors

 

 
Research and Demonstration Sites

Unit

Status

Notes

Contact

Plant Science Research and Education Unit

 

Closed to visitors

 

 

Hastings Agricultural Extension Center

Facility is open, but offices and buildings are closed to outside visitors. See note in this section. 

All visitors must have proper authorization to travel. That includes Extension agents, specialists, graduate students, biologists, or other staff from an offsite lab. Visitors must contact Scott Chambers with their plans (personnel visiting, date, time, location(s) on the farm, etc.).

Only when Scott responds affirmative that the visit can take place, can the person(s) move forward with the plan. It is preferable that other HAEC Employees are not on site for these visits, or at least are significantly distanced from the visitors on the farm. Visitors must practice CDC guidelines for social distancing, PPE, and other tactics to avoid the spread of COVID-19.

Christian Christensen

ctchrist@ufl.edu 

Ordway-Swisher Biological Station

Closed to visitors

 

 

Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory

Closed to visitors

 

 

Nature Coast Biological Station

Closed to visitors

 

 
4-H Camps

Unit

Status

Notes

Contact

Cherry Lake

Closed to outside user groups

Planning for Residential Summer Camp is in progress, registration process is continuing as normal with an understanding that 100% refund will be given to families if needed due to COVID-19

John Myrick

(850) 929-4429

cherrylake4h@ifas.ufl.edu  

Timpoochee

Closed to outside user groups

Planning for Residential Summer Camp is in progress, registration process is continuing as normal with an understanding that 100% refund will be given to families if needed due to COVID-19

Ariel Blanton

(850) 897-2224

timpoochee4h@ifas.ufl.edu  

Cloverleaf

Closed to outside user groups

Planning for Residential Summer Camp is in progress, registration process is continuing as normal with an understanding that 100% refund will be given to families if needed due to COVID-19

William Tillet

(863) 465-4884

cloverleaf4h@ifas.ufl.edu