There’s as popular show called Succession on TV these days that has racked up lots of critical acclaim. It can be hard to watch, though, as the characters are mostly unlikable members of a cutthroat family attempting to establish dominance ... READ MORE
Managing Cuban Treefrog Workshop
Cuban treefrogs are an invasive species that have been established in central and south Florida for several decades now. But recent reports indicate that the animal is now moving into the Florida panhandle. ... READ MORE
A mole cricket has a face only a mother could love. They are so strange looking, in fact, that in the past week I’ve had two people ask me what they were. They have large, round, helmet-like heads, undersized eyes, and massive front claws ... READ MORE
You know those things you’ve done that seemed like a great idea at the time? But maybe in hindsight were poor choices? Well, our landscapes are full of bad ideas like that.
One glaring example is the Chinese tallow, aka popcorn tree ... READ MORE
Like the setting of a campy sci-fi movie, alien invaders are all around us. Often innocuous looking or even possessing vibrant colors and attractive features, they slowly creep into our communities and make themselves at home. It would be ... READ MORE
This one will be harder.
I say this for a couple of reasons.
First, the invasion seems to be silently spreading. A just a couple of years ago we had very few records, one off individuals that were removed by those reporting. ... READ MORE
Based on the number of EDDMapS records for the panhandle – yes… we can.
And if these records are accurate – yes… we should.
I have seen the impact this plant can make. It has invaded Texas and Louisiana and has caused ... READ MORE
Most of us have heard of invasive cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica). It arrived in the early part of the of the 20th century near Mobile Alabama and has spread across the lower southeast. It is an aggressive growing grass with serrated leaves ... READ MORE
If you read the introduction article to this series you would know that yes – based on comments from Dr. Simberloff, we can. But your best chance at doing so is when the species is early in its invasion of the area – Early Detection Rapid ... READ MORE
I recently attended an invasive species conference, and this topic came up. It seems strange that it would but those who work in the invasive species world have this in the back of our heads a lot. I mean in a lot of cases we do not bring ... READ MORE