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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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    • Interior and Exterior photography of the Austin Cary Learning Center.

      Open House, January 28 @11:30am January 8th 2016

      Hope to see you at the first open house of 2016, on January 28 from 11:30am until 1:30pm.  We know many of you have been anxiously waiting to see the Learning Center! Feel free to bring guests and come and go as you like within the open house time frame. The Learning Center is closed […]  CONTINUE READING

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      Open House, November 19 @ 11:30am October 27th 2015

      Last open house of 2015! Join us on November 19 from 11:30am until 1:30pm.  This is a great opportunity to see the facility in person and enjoy the weather at the forest. Our next open house will be in February, so don’t miss out! The Learning Center is closed December 20 – January 20. Please […]  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