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.
Designed with after-school groups in mind, the Meet a Scientist series co-hosted by Scientist in Every Florida School and Prime Time Palm Beach … Continued
Soil is more than just dirt. It’s a complex ecosystem filled with living things, organic matter, minerals, and even liquids and gases. But soil in Florida is at risk from a number of climate change-related threats and human-caused issues.
When developers apply for permits to build on wetlands, they can buy credits that go toward the upkeep and maintenance of a nearby wetland.
Measures include prohibiting oil and gas drilling in the Everglades, addressing wildlife racketeering and reversing a 2020 rights of nature preemption.
In the U.S., Florida is one of the states that performs the most prescribed burns.