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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

Coasts & Marine

Registration Open for the Florida Master Naturalist Coastal Systems Course

Through online classroom discussions, videos, presentations, and field trips, participants will learn about the ecology, wildlife, vegetation, and conservation issues of Florida’s coastal and marine environments. Students will explore coastal habitats during the four in-person field trips. Because this is a core module, a class project is required Read More

UF/IFAS

Cane Toads: A Toxic Threat to Family Pets

Join UF/IFAS Extension Faculty, Shannon Carnevale, to learn about cane toads in Florida, with a 1-hr webinar. About this cane toad webinar Invasive species, like cane toads, are species that (a) are nonnative to a specified geographic area, (b) were introduced by humans (intentionally or unintentionally), and (c) does or can cause environmental or economic harm or harm to humans. Cane toads, also known as bufo toads, can: 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.