On February 27, my friends and I set out on a journey of a lifetime. We were headed north—through Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee—and made stops along the way to enjoy the best of what each place had to offer.
Spring Sale: www.upf.com/S1604 Spring is here! The weather is getting warmer day by day here in Florida and we have new books for the new season of outdoor adventures. Check out our books about the outdoors, gardening, nature, and the environment. Use code S1604 for discount prices. Sale ends April 15th.
“Harris's thrilling revisit is a powerful addition to nature-writing in its own right.”—Janisse Ray, author of Drifting into Darien: A Personal and Natural History of the Altamaha River “A highly engaging narrative of adventure amid wild beauty. Harris describes not only what has been lost but also what remains, and merits our protection, today.” —John Elder, … Continue reading Returning North with the Spring
. “Lively and nuanced.”—David McCally, author of The Everglades: An Environmental History “As we work to repair the damage we have done to fragile ecosystems, this book tells us how much we have lost and how little time we have left before it is completely destroyed. Important reading for all interested in saving what is … Continue reading Indian River Lagoon
. The University of Florida has an ambitious goal: to harness the power of its faculty, staff, students, and alumni to solve some of society's most pressing problems and to become a resource for the state of Florida, the nation, and the world. The stories chronicled in Gatorbytes span all colleges and units across the UF … Continue reading Gatorbytes Behind-the-Story: “No Student Left Behind” and “The Wind Engineers”
Marketing intern Jackie Joiner is majoring in advertising at the University of Florida. During her internship this spring at the University Press of Florida, Jackie got us started participating in #FirstLineFriday—a weekly look inside our newest books. (Follow us on Twitter or Facebook to join in!) . . Get to know some of the many environmentalists Leslie Kemp … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: Meet Some of the Leading Ladies of Saving Florida!
Saving Florida gives long-overdue credit to female environmentalists The significant role of women in Florida’s environmental movement is brought to light by historian Leslie Kemp Poole in Saving Florida, which we are proudly publishing today. “Gives long-overdue recognition to the women who shaped the state’s environmental movement and saved Florida’s water, land, and quality of life … Continue reading Saving Florida