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    The UF|IFAS School of Forest Resources & Conservation is proud to offer enriching spaces at the Austin Cary Forest for successful conferences, courses, meetings, and events. We strive to create an atmosphere conducive to learning, growth and collaboration and at the same time to provide visitors with a serene experience in the forest, emphasizing the importance of natural resources to our lives.

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    • Open House May 29 @ 11:30am May 18th 2015

      Open house for May has been rescheduled to Friday, May 29 between 11:30am to 1:30pm.  The doors will be open during this time and you are welcome to bring guests; snacks will be served as always. Additional open house dates will continue to be scheduled approximately every month, and occasionally by request. Please RSVP if […]  CONTINUE READING

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      CANCELLED! Open House May 19 @ 11:30am May 6th 2015

      We have an unexpected conflict with an event tomorrow at the Learning Center and have rescheduled the next open house. Please do not plan to visit the Learning Center at the Austin Cary Forest tomorrow, but we do hope that you will join us on Friday, May 29 between 11:30am-1:30pm. We apologize sincerely for any inconvenience. If you have questions about […]  CONTINUE READING

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    • We need to encourage all our students and citizens to appreciate the value of forestry to our environment. This learning center can play a most important part in this endeavor.

      Vam York, 2013

    • As faculty and Director of SFRC, I marveled at the beauty of the forest and Lake Mize as background of the building that was destroyed. Mitzi and I want future students and faculty to have the same experiences. An enhanced Learning Center will make that possible and reach greater numbers of the public to help them understand the significant roles of forests in their lives.

      DR. WAYNE SMITH, 2013