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UF expert explains how people can help prevent species from becoming invasive

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July 20, 2022

Florida crawls with invasive species: Burmese pythons, water hyacinths, Brazilian peppertrees. By taking a few precautions, we can lower the chances an animal or plant becomes invasive, says a University of Florida expert. Earlier this month, ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Brazilian Peppertree, Burmese Python, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Deah Lieurance, Ecosystems, Establishment, Everglades, Invasive, Nonnative, Pets, Transport

Newly banned beach weed threatens sea turtle nesting sites

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October 20, 2020

With this year’s sea turtle nesting season nearing its conclusion in Florida, many of the protected species’ newest hatchlings have completed their first big journey from their sandy nests to the water. But a crawling plant introduced ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Invasive Species, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Beach Habitat, Beach Vitex, Deah Lieurance, Invasive Plants, Justina Dacey, Rick O'Connor

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