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Invasive plants can threaten native species by changing seasonal animal behavior

June 15, 2022

Invasive plants don’t just outcompete native plants but can also change animal behavior in ways that disadvantage native plants as well. Invasive cogongrass is a problem in longleaf pine ecosystems. A new study found that when cogongrass ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Cogongrass, Cotton Rat, Jesse Borden, Longleaf Pine, News, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation
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UF study shows how climate change can worsen impact of invasive plants

February 8, 2022

A new long-term study shows how climate change and invasive plants can have synergistic effects on a native tree species. The study tested the effects of prescribed fire on long-leaf pines grown under different conditions: drought, invasive ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agronomy, Climate Change, Cogongrass, Luke Flory, News

Solutions for Cogongrass!

October 14, 2015

A U.S. Forest Service grant is again available to assist non-industrial private landowners with the cost of controlling cogongrass. Applications will be accepted starting October 15, 2015. The program reimburses landowners for 50% of the cost ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Best Management Practices, Cogongrass, Integrated Pest Management, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Invasive Weeds, Panhandle Gardening, Upcoming Events, US Forest Service, Weed Control

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