Tag Archive: Exotic

Invasive Exotic Species and Control Workshop – September 28

The Six Rivers Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) group and the Florida Forest Stewardship Program will offer an Invasive Exotic Species and Control Workshop on September 28, 2017; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Central. This one day workshop will be held at the UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Extension Office, 3098 Airport Rd, Crestview, Florida 32539.  You are …

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Invasive Exotic Species and Control Workshop

Join us to learn about identifying and controlling some of the most troublesome invasive exotic plants like cogongrass, Japanese climbing fern, privet, and others.  We will also address exotic insects that are causing, or will cause, big headaches for forestry and natural resource professionals.  Earn pesticide applicator CEU’s, forestry CEU’s and connect with partnership and …

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Exotic Pet Amnesty Day set for Oct. 3 in Fort Walton Beach

Do you have any exotic pets you can no longer care for? Would you like the opportunity to surrender those pets without any penalties or fines? Then join the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park for an Exotic Pet Amnesty Day on Oct. 3 in Fort Walton Beach. This …

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Our Changing Climate Could Favor Exotic Species

As Florida’s natural climate variability becomes more amplified over the coming decades and today’s unseasonable extremes become the norm, some native plant species will become less competitive. Our native flora could become even less effective in pushing back against invasive exotic species that tend to be opportunistic, devoid of natural pests and diseases in this country, and …

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Six Simple Ideas for Dealing with Your Unwanted Exotic Pet

This exotic snake was caught in a garage on Bayou Chico (Pensacola) – it did not belong to the homeowner. Photo courtesy of: Escambia County Animal Control Now that we have completed National Invasive Species Week many readers have learned what NOT to do with their unwanted exotic pets… but what DO you do with them? Here …

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Exotic Invaders of the Florida Panhandle

Tarzan used them as a superhighway through the trees in every adventure created by Edgar Rice Burroughs.  Villains and scoundrels alike fell prey to the ape-man and his horde of avenging simians descending on vines from the trees. Great fiction, but removed from the reality of present day panhandle Florida.  This is especially true about …

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Invasive Exotic Species ID and Control Workshop September 19

September 19, 2013; 9:00 am – 3:00 pm CT UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Office Florida’s Forest Stewardship Program and the Apalachicola Regional Stewardship Alliance CISMA will be offering an Invasive Exotic Species Identification and Control Workshop on September 19th at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, FL from 9:00 to 3:00 PM. …

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Revised UF Publication on Controlling Invasive Exotic Plants in North Florida Forests

Photo Credit: UGA Bugwood Controlling Invasive Exotic Plants in North Florida Forests (SSFOR19/FR133) Invasive non-native organisms are one of the greatest threats to the natural ecosystems of the United States. Invasive plants reduce biodiversity, encroach on endangered and threatened species, and rob native species of habitat. This 8-page fact sheet describes many of the current …

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