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UF/IFAS scientists lure Burmese pythons using radio telemetry during mating/breeding season

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February 20, 2023

The University of Florida has partnered with several federal and state agencies on a large-scale python removal project to protect the Everglades. The project combines Burmese python ecology with removal efforts to maximize opportunities ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Burmese Python, Christina Romagosa, Croc Docs, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, EDDMaps, Everglades, Everglades National Park, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Fort Collins Science Center, Frank Mazzotti, FWC’s Python Action Team Removing Invasive Constrictors, Invasive Species, Melissa Miller, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, News, Snakes, South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF IFAS News, UF News, UF-IFAS, United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Scientists urgently seek Florida residents to report nonnative lizards as early detection prevents invasive spread

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February 14, 2023

The brown basilisk, a nonnative lizard, is gaining ground across South Florida, and University of Florida scientists need more data to determine its status and potential impacts. Wildlife specialists with the UF Institute of Food and ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #ivegot1.org, Ask IFAS, Brown Basilisk, Citizen Science, Conservation, EDDMaps, Edis, FLorida Museum Of Natural History Herpetology Collection Database, Iguanas, Invasive Species, Ken Gioeli, Lawrence Reeves, Lizards, Lourdes Pérez Cordero, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Nonnative, Nonnative Lizard, SFYL Hot Topic, Steven Johnson, UF IFAS Invasive Species Council, UF/IFAS Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Wildllife

UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore News – Feb 28 – March 6


March 1, 2022

Where is IFASBooks this Week? Sumter County Master Gardeners Spring Plant & Garden Festival Saturday, March 5 9 am – 3 pm Wildwood Community Center 6500 County Road 139 (Powell Road) Wildwood, FL https://bit.ly/3K5kTEe   National ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Communications, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Invasive Species, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, NISAW, UF IFAS Extension Bookstore
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National Invasive Species Awareness Week


February 21, 2021

This year, National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW) spans from February 22-26. The goal of NISAW is to spread awareness of invasive species and the impact they have. In recognition of NISAW, the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Invasive, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, NISAW, Turning Science Into Solutions

National Invasive Species Awareness Week – Four of Florida’s Invasive Plants


February 23, 2020

By Olivia Doyle, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Communication Assistant Plants are introduced to environments both intentionally and unintentionally for various reasons. More than 4,000 plant species are found in Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Forests, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Agronomy, Brazilian Peppertree, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Education, Environmental Education, Invasive Plants, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, UF-IFAS

The sound of success! UF helps residents rid yards of coral ardisia

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March 1, 2018

By Susan Gildersleeve GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When a weed is completely uprooted, the sound it makes is distinctive and satisfying: audible proof that, thanks to your effort, a noxious plant has just released its grip on the soil. The sound is ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Coral Ardisia, IFAS, Invasive Species, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, News, Pest

UF researchers work feverishly to manage south Florida’s biggest threat: Invasive termites

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February 26, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Subterranean termites cause about $32 billion in damage worldwide. In fact, researchers with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences predict two of the most invasive subterranean termite species ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Hybrid Species, IFAS, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, News, South Florida, Termites

UF marks National Invasive Species Week from Feb. 26 to March 2

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February 26, 2018

UF highlights battles against pests during National Invasive Species Awareness Week GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida agriculture loses an estimated $179 million annually to invasive species. This comes as no surprise to researchers with the University ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Extension, Invasive Pests, Invasive Species, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, News

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