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INVASIVE SPECIES PROGRAMS

INVASIVE SPECIES PROGRAMS

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The UF/IFAS Invasive Species Council is a growing statewide network of UF/IFAS Extension specialists and agents who are working together to address problems caused by invasive organisms of all types more strategically and effectively.


MISSION STATEMENT

The UF IFAS Invasive Species Council provides the leadership to build the capacity of all stakeholders to proactively address the management and prevention of invasive species through partnerships and science-based teaching and extension programs.

VISION STATEMENT

Florida’s environment, economy, and the quality of life of all Floridians and our visitors are secure from the impacts of invasive species.

FIND UF INVASIVE SPECIES EXPERTS Plants, Animals, Marine, Insects, Aquatics, and More
Agriculture

December First Friday with Florida First Detector

Recap of December First Friday with Florida First Detector On December 2nd, we covered the basics of invasive snails and slugs. Snails and slugs are a type of mollusk called a gastropod. Slugs are different than snails in that they typically lack a visible shell. For slug identification, we look at characteristics like the body length, body color/markings, pores, tail construction and keel construction. However, snails are often identified based Read More

Conservation

Florida Land Steward Update, December 2, 2022

2023 FLORIDA LAND STEWARD WALL CALENDARS ARE HERE! Request your copy of the 2023 Florida Land Steward wall calendar! An annual land stewardship tradition, the Florida Land Steward calendar features beautiful photography, habitat management tips, landowner and management highlights, resource contacts, partnership Read More


For questions or comments regarding this site and the UF IFAS Invasive Species Council, contact Emily Bell, UF/IFAS Invasive Species Extension Coordinator.