As Floridians, we love our freshwater resources. Did you know Florida has over 1 million acres of freshwater? That's about the size of Rhode Island! Many of our fondest memories are of boating, fishing, or water skiing in freshwater systems ... READ MORE
This blog post was written by Corrina Vuillequez, Agronomy graduate student with UF/IFAS CAIP and aquatic plant control intern for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE).
Our recent blog post discussed preventative measures boaters can take ... READ MORE
This blog was written by Kelli Gladding, a biological scientist for the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.
Invasive aquatic plants negatively impact the success of native plant populations. As a biological scientist, one of ... READ MORE
After several discussions with invasive plant management groups in Florida, it was recognized that many land managers often lack access to resources about the technical aspects of herbicides for invasive plant treatments. Therefore, a brief ... READ MORE
This blog post was written by Vinícius Londe, a post-doctoral researcher at the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.
I grew up in a small city in the countryside of Minas Gerais State, Brazil, and my research interests have ... READ MORE
This blog post was written by Corrina Vuillequez, Agronomy graduate student with UF/IFAS CAIP and aquatic plant control intern for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
You might be wondering, “What if my boat has been out of the water for ... READ MORE
This blog post was written by Marina Schwartz, regional coordinator for Florida LAKEWATCH.
Hi, I’m Marina! I’m one of the regional coordinators of the LAKEWATCH Program, and I’m here to explain what our role is and how we help ... READ MORE
Whenever you talk about aquatic plant management, regardless of where you are in the country, you always get a few of the same questions and concerns from stakeholders. One of the most common, whether you are in Florida, Connecticut, or somewhere ... READ MORE
In a recent Working in the Weeds podcast episode, Dr. Ferrell and I sat down to share our perspectives on Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. A book that brought about change to the world of science and policy forever. This influential work is the ... READ MORE
That's right! Season 4 of the Working In The Weeds podcast is now available to stream! This season, we looked at some invasive plants that plague Florida's lakes and landscapes.
Episode 1: Water Hyacinth Deep Dive (Plant Physiology, Growth ... READ MORE