In this immersive two-day program, you will acquire the skills necessary to host a successful BioBlitz survey and utilize the collected data for effective land management.
The course is designed for local land managers, biologists, non-profit ... READ MORE
When people think of Florida or visiting the sights, what do they think of?
For most people, it’s some combination of alligators, flamingos, manatees, and sea turtles with a sprinkling of Disney World, Kennedy Space Center, and the ... READ MORE
Florida is one of the most regulated states regarding pesticide applications. Pesticide applicators licensed in Florida that apply Restricted Use Pesticides (RUP) must know their obligation under Florida Law. Restricted Use Pesticides are ... READ MORE
Join UF/IFAS Extension Faculty, Shannon Carnevale, to learn about cane toads in Florida, with a 1-hr webinar.
About this cane toad webinar
Invasive species, like cane toads, are species that (a) are nonnative to a specified ... READ MORE
By now you have heard about the discovery of Giant African Lands Snails in Pasco County, which is a nonnative, invasive mollusk. The area is currently under a quarantine which prohibits the movement of plant materials in or out of the New ... READ MORE
Cane toads are well known for posing a threat to our pets. They are one of many invasive animal species we have here in Florida. In this episode you will learn all about this invasive toad species, how it became established in Florida, impacts ... READ MORE
Invasive species outreach is critical to the successful detection and rapid response to invasive species threats in Florida's natural areas and urban areas. Unfortunately, due to the complex nature of invasion science, communication around invasive ... READ MORE
You might have seen recent headlines about invasive frogs with dangerous parasites, frozen iguanas falling out of trees, or large invasive lizards that are eating baby gopher tortoises. Florida is a hotspot for nonnative and invasive species, ... READ MORE
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has updated their recommendations for residents receiving suspicious seed packets by mail.
Why is this a concern for Florida residents?
The types of seed in the packages ... READ MORE
Join UF/IFAS Extension Agent, Shannon Carnevale, to learn about cane toads and Cuban treefrogs.
Invasive species, like cane toads and Cuban treefrogs, are species that (a) are nonnative to a specified geographic area, (b) were introduced ... READ MORE