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Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers

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October 1, 2021

The Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers "It started - for me, it started last Thursday, in response to an urgent message from my nurse, I hurried home from a medical convention I'd been attending. At first glance, everything looked the same. ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Established, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Horticulture, IFAS Assessment, Invasion Of The Landscape Snatchers, Invasive Species, Invasives, Non Native, Plants

NISAW 2016 – Tropical Soda Apple

February 25, 2016

Florida ranchers know Tropical Soda Apple (TSA) as the “Plant from Hell”. It was first noticed in south Florida, but its seeds survive in the digestive tract of animals and it spread north through the movement of hay and cattle. TSA ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Florida Panhandle, Habitat Conservation, Invasive, Invasive Species, Invasive Species Of The Day, Invasives, Land Management, NISAW, NISAW2016, Panhandle Outdoors, Tropical Soda Apple, TSA

Invasive Species of the Day (February 24): Lionfish and Air Potato

February 25, 2015

Lionfish (Pterois volitans):   Red Lionfish are a predatory reef fish that are non-native invasive species and have spread throughout Florida Waters. They are members of the family Scorpaenidae whose members are venomous and the lionfish ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Environmental Education, Fisheries, Habitat Conservation, Invasive Management, Invasive Of The Day, Invasive Species, Invasives, Land Management, Lionfish, NISAW, NISAW2015, Panhandle Outdoors, Plants, Timber

“Digital Devices Transform Couch Potatoes into Air Potato Destroyers – Use Your Phone to Help Manage Florida Invaders”

June 6, 2014

Digital devices have proliferated like kudzu in July, and new user applications for these devices are as common as armadillos. Untold hours and dollars are being spent by couch potatoes to defend artificial worlds from dragons, zombies and ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Environmental Education, Feral Hogs, Fighting Panhandle Invasives, Invasive, Invasive Control, Invasive Management, Invasives, Land Management, Northwest Florida, Panhandle Outdoors, Wild Hogs, Wildlife

Winter Weather – Just Right for Controling Unwanted Trees

February 20, 2014

As Floridians we often struggle to find any upside to these cold, gray days we've been experiencing past few months. As “unfloridian” as our winters can be they pale in comparison to those endured by the more northern states. In fact, the ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Climate, Dormant, Fall, Fighting Panhandle Invasives, Habitat Conservation, Invasive Control, Invasive Management, Invasive Species, Invasives, Land Management, Panhandle Outdoors, Tree Control, Using Herbicide, Winter

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