For the first time, a tropical invasive termite species was reported swarming beyond its expected range in Florida. A team of termite scientists at the University of Florida has confirmed heightened invasive subterranean termite activity ... READ MORE
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
New science communicator to enhance outreach of UF/IFAS programs to Spanish-speaking audiences statewide
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences continues to bolster its commitment to expand outreach in the Spanish-speaking ... READ MORE
Florida has three times as many nonnative established lizards as native ones.
Among Florida’s approximately 50 species of nonnative lizards is the brown basilisk, a species now thriving in south and central Florida.
In a new peer-reviewed ... READ MORE
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences has appointed internationally acclaimed entomologist and ecologist Matthew Thomas as director of the new Invasion Science Research Institute (ISRI).
In this newly created ... READ MORE
Last month Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC) Center Director Roger Kjelgren was interviewed by Craig Patrick on Fox 13 Tampa Bay.
During his interview, Kjelgren spoke about the UF/IFAS Industrial Hemp Pilot Project, highlighting ... READ MORE