Dr. Loftin Constructing Osprey Nesting Platforms

Dr. Robert Loftin was a UNF professor and taught philosophy and ornithology. He founded the Sawmill Slough Conservation Club in 1973 and acted as the club’s advisor. He was a strong influence in protecting the natural landscape on the UNF campus and the UNF Nature Trails were later dedicated to him on August 31, 1993, in honor of his efforts.