Action of the Week: Celebrate Florida Wildflower Day!
Celebrate Florida Wildflower Day and learn about wildflowers, the pollinators that need them, and how to make your yard friendly for native plants.
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.
Tell Me About: Invasive Species
What’s going on? Invasive species tend to make Florida their home due to the state’s warm and hospitable climate. Not … Continued
Earth to Florida (April): Stories to Watch
Read our April updates on statewide environmental news from our monthly newsletter, Earth to Florida.
SLITHER Act Takes Aim on Everglades’ Invasive Species
The new bill was introduced to the U.S. Senate to identify and control invasive species in the Everglades.
Monkey Populations Up, Lionfish Down — Florida Invasive Species By the Numbers
Invasive species compete with native animals and plants for resources like food and habitat, often upsetting the balance of natural ecosystems.
Wildlife and Biodiversity
Check out the bills that represent a few of Florida’s most iconic critters – and what experts have to say about them.
Unwelcome Guests: Wildlife Officials Try New Ways to Control Invasive Species
With the Burmese python being well-established in Florida, researchers are hoping their new innovative camera can help control the population.
TESI Grant Recipients Raise Awareness about Invasive Species While Inspiring a Love for Ants
Ants offer a window into the scale of the invasive species problem and Florida hosts 12 of the worst invasive ant species worldwide.
Andrea Lucky Employs Ants to Teach Public about Invasive Species
Citizen scientists can help collect data for Lucky’s School of Ants program, which displays exotic ant species via an interactive map.