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Category: Invasive Species

Air Potato Biological Control Photo Gallery

Research and extension faculty with UF/IFAS have reached successful completion of the five-year Air Potato Biological Control Extension Program. This program began in 2014 as an initiative by the UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center and the… Read More

Beat the Heat Summer CEU Sale

Are you short on CEUs and needing to renew your license soon? Are you simply looking to stay ahead and get your CEUs well before your license expires? The Pesticide Information Office has you covered. During our Beat… Read More

Six Rivers CISMA Dirty Dozen Invasive Species of the Month – Callery (Bradford) Pear

Six Rivers “Dirty Dozen” Invasive Species Callery Pear – Bradford Pear (Pyrus calleryana) Define Invasive Species: must have all of the following – Is non-native to the area, in our case northwest Florida Introduced by humans, whether intentional… Read More

Early Detection Rapid Response: What It Is and What It Means to You

Invasive plants pose a variety of threats to the environment, economy, and human health around the world. They can thrive in Florida because of warm temperatures, high rainfall, and land disturbance from human interaction. This blog outlines a… Read More

Six Rivers CISMA EDRR Invasive Species of the Month – Water Hyacinth

EDRR Invasive Species Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) Define Invasive Species: must have ALL of the following – Is non-native to the area, in our case northwest Florida Introduced by humans, whether intentional or accidental Causing either an environmental… Read More

A bother on boxwood (Buxus spp.)

Boxwood (Buxus spp.) is a non-native, ornamental shrub that can reach heights between 6 to 8 feet and is widely incorporated into residential and commercial landscapes (USDA hardiness zones 6 through 8). With numerous cultivars available in the… Read More