Tag: invasive plants

Air Potato Challenge: Beetles Available for the Public May 18

May 18, 2018 Air Potato Challenge: Leaf Beetles Available for the Public The UF/IFAS Extension St Lucie County, UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center, FL Dept of Ag Division of Plant Industry, USDA, and Florida Fish and Wildlife… Read More

Science teachers learn to spread the word about invasive plants

When Kenny Coogan, a seventh-grade science teacher at Orange Grove Middle Magnet School, took an airboat ride on Lake Tohopekaliga and saw the devastation caused by invasive plants, he knew he had to bring this information back to… Read More

Florida Invaders

Did you know that our economy and natural environment are under siege by plant and animal invaders? Invasions of exotic (non-native) species cost Floridians over $500 million each year!  Our public lands, parks and preserves are very vulnerable… Read More