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UF study: Stormwater ponds do little to prevent pollution in nearby lakes and ponds

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March 31, 2022

For years, scientists questioned the ability of stormwater ponds to keep nutrients out of lakes and rivers. Turns out, they were right to be suspicious, new University of Florida research shows. Stormwater ponds are built to prevent soil ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Basil Iannone, BMPs, Depressional Wetlands, Kayla Hess, Lakes, Mowing, Nitrogen, Nutrients, Phosphorus, Rain, Retention Ponds, Rivers, Stormwater, Stormwater Ponds, Urban, Urban Ecology

Words to use and to avoid in describing invasive plants and animals

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July 1, 2020

Most people want their yard to look good, but they likely don’t know the differences between an “invasive” plant and a “native” one, say University of Florida researchers. That’s why Basil Iannone and several of his UF/IFAS colleagues ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species
Tags: Basil Iannone, Brazilian Pepper Tree, Introduced, Jeff Hill, Lionfish, Native, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Shannon Carnevale, Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory, UF/IFAS Extension Polk County

An Urbanized Florida Means More Stormwater Ponds, Invasive Plants

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December 12, 2019

As Florida becomes increasingly urbanized, more than half the state’s stormwater ponds appear in two metropolitan areas -- Orlando and Tampa Bay, new research from the University of Florida shows. In their first attempt to quantify stormwater ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: AJ Reisinger, Basil Iannone, Flood Control, Invasive Plants, Orlando, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Soil And Water Sciences, Stormwater Ponds, Tampa Bay, Urban

Stormwater Ponds May Harbor Invasive Plants, UF/IFAS Research Finds


May 28, 2019

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Stormwater ponds are prevalent throughout Florida’s urban and residential landscapes, but University of Florida researchers are looking into whether these engineered ecosystems support the spread of invasive plant species. An ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering Department, AJ Reisinger, Basil Iannone, Carrie Adams, Eban Bean, Environmental Horticulture Department, Invasive Species, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, SHED, Soil And Water Sciences, Stormwater Pond, Urban Ecology, Water

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