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Invasive Species Resources

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture. Ellington Agricultural Center.
River to River Cooperative Weed Management Area.

Google. YouTube; South Florida Water Management District.

University of Tennessee. Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

Illinois Department of Public Health. Environmental Health Protection.

University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension. TAME Invasives Portal.

University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension.

University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension. TAME Invasives Portal.

University of Florida. IFAS. TAME Melaleuca.

TAME Melaleuca (collaborative effort between U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service and University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, South Florida Water Management District, and others)

University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension. TAME Invasives Portal.

USDA. Blog.

Early in October 2016, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) was faced once again with New World screwworm, which had been eradicated from the United States more than three decades ago. Infestation of this flesh-eating parasite was confirmed in deer from the National Key Deer Refuge in the Florida Keys.

 

USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) immediately began releasing sterile male flies in Florida’s affected areas as part of an aggressive eradication campaign. By March 2017, the screwworm had been successfully eradicated from Florida.

South Florida Water Management District.
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign. Prairie Research Institute. Illinois Natural History Survey.
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

Google. YouTube; University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

This is the story of a multi-agency group -- the USDA Agricultural Research Service, the Florida Ag Division of Plant Industry and the University of Florida/IFAS -- working together on a biological control to combat the invasive Air Potato weed in Florida.

Google. YouTube; USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.