UF/IFAS EREC to Celebrate 100 Years

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The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Everglades Research and Education Center (EREC) will celebrate its 100-year anniversary on Friday, Feb. 10, 2023. The event will include research tours of the EREC and feature various talks focusing on the center’s history.

Everglades Research and Education Center

Scott Angle, UF/IFAS Senior Vice President, will provide an administrative welcome. Keynote speakers include Jim Shine, EREC Advisory Committee Chair, and Rob Gilbert, UF/IFAS Dean of Research.

The event will start at 7:45 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m.

The public is invited to attend the anniversary event and can enjoy exhibits and tours of the facility. Visitors will have an opportunity to meet the center’s research faculty members, international visiting scientists and graduate students. To register, visit the EREC website at https://erec.ifas.ufl.edu/. Look for the SAVE THE DATE event on the revolving banner or register on this Eventbrite link.

The center’s address will be held on 3200 E. Canal St. S., Belle Glade, Florida 33430.