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UF Weed Science Graduate Certificate: Further Your Education in Invasive Plant Management


June 10, 2021

By Dr. Candice Prince, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Assistant Professor Are you interested in furthering your education on weed science and invasive plant management? Have you considered going back to school for a graduate ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CAIP, Cals Teaching, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Certificate Program, Turning Science Into Solutions, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS CAIP, Weed Science, Weed Science Graduate Certificate

The Invasive Alligatorweed: Alternanthera philoxeroides


May 1, 2021

By Dr. James K. Leary, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Assistant Professor Alligatorweed (Alternanthera philoxeroides) is a common pest in Florida that has plagued our state for well over 100 years. Native to Brazil, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Alligatorweed, Invasive Plants, Turning Science Into Solutions, UF/IFAS CAIP

Private Pond Stewardship: The Privilege and Responsibility of Healthy Vegetation Management


May 1, 2021

By Dr. James K. Leary, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Assistant Professor Did you know that over 18% of the land surface in Florida is open water? According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, we ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Aquatic Plants, Pond Ecosystems, Pond Management, Private Pond Stewardship, Turning Science Into Solutions, UF/IFAS CAIP

UF/IFAS CAIP Undergrad Awarded with the 2021 – John Jachetta Undergraduate Research Award from WSSA


April 2, 2021

By Cayla Romano, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Communication Assistant Conrad Oberweger, an undergraduate research student at the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) has been awarded the 2021 John Jachetta ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Award, CAIP, Invasive Species, Invasive Species Research, Turning Science Into Solutions, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS CAIP, Undergraduate Research

When is a permit needed to pull the weeds in my lakefront?


April 2, 2021

By Kelli Gladding, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Biological Scientist Spring has sprung in Florida and now is the time to get ready for outdoor activities! Though never fun, it may be important to pull those unsightly ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Invasive Plant Control, Natural Resources, Turning Science Into Solutions, UF/IFAS CAIP

Do Aquatic Herbicides Cause Sores on Fish?


February 28, 2021

By: Dr. Benjamin P. Sperry, Research Assistant Scientist, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants What is that!?! The fish I caught has sores! People around the state have been increasingly reporting fish with abnormalities or sores ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Herbicide, Invasive Plant Control, Invasive Plants, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Cover Photo "Spray Coverage Vs. Spray Coverage"

Spray Coverage Vs. Spray Coverage


February 28, 2021

By: Dr. Benjamin P. Sperry, Research Assistant Scientist, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Spray Coverage Vs. Spray Coverage: Aquatic Herbicide Applications Insufficient herbicide spray coverage can result in poor weed control ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Herbicide, Invasive Plant Control, Natural Resources, Spray Coverage, UF/IFAS Extension
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National Invasive Species Awareness Week


February 21, 2021

This year, National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW) spans from February 22-26. The goal of NISAW is to spread awareness of invasive species and the impact they have. In recognition of NISAW, the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Invasive, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, NISAW, Turning Science Into Solutions

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