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Intern Highlight: Katie Ray


December 9, 2019

Katie Ray, an agricultural education and communication major at the University of Florida (UF), has been interning with the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (UF/IFAS CAIP) since September of 2019. As the communications intern ... READ MORE

Category: Academics, Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Volunteer/Training, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Communications, Internship, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Water

Graduate Student Highlight: Jessica Solomon


November 3, 2019

By Katie Ray, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Intern Jessica Solomon was born and raised a Florida native. Growing up in Miami and Clearwater, she spent most of her time exploring the outdoors after school. “I ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beaches, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension

Five of Florida’s Spookiest Invasive Plants


October 30, 2019

By Katie Ray, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Intern Happy Halloween from UF/IFAS CAIP! To celebrate the scariest day of the year, we have gathered up five of the spookiest invasive plants haunting around the state of ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Farm Management, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Environmental Education, Halloween, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, Water

Hurricanes: Friend or Foe to Invasive Plants?


October 14, 2019

By: Dr. Candice Prince, Assistant Professor Flooded homes, torn off roofs, and downed powerlines – these are usually the first images that spring to mind when talking about hurricanes. While it is true hurricanes can be a major force of ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water

Integrated Management Approach Increases Water Flow


October 2, 2019

By: Dr. Benjamin Sperry, UF/IFAS CAIP Research Assistant Scientist The Issue: The outlet river connecting Lake Panasoffkee and the Withlacoochee River was infested with hydrilla earlier this year. The infestation resulted in significantly ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water

What is the Florida Invasive Plant Education Initiative?


September 24, 2019

Invasive species are bad news Invasive plants are among the top threats to our natural world. They impact biodiversity almost as much as habitat loss. Each year Florida spends more than $50 million dollars to fight against the spread of plants ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Curriculum, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Invasive Species, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Environmental Education, Florida-invasive-plant-education-initiative, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Lara Colley, Native Plants

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