Water hyacinth

Tell Me About: Water Hyacinth in Florida

Don’t let this plant’s beauty fool you! Water hyacinth, or Pontederia/Eichhornia crassipes, is a Category 1 Invasive in Florida and is currently wreaking havoc on freshwater ecosystems all across the state.

Sand dune in Florida

Tell Me About: Dune Health in Florida

Dunes are important natural features in Florida, but many dunes around the state are being degraded by things like severe storms and coastal development.