Showing 1 through 10 of 42 articles for tag invasive
- Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - People may surrender their exotic pets at the event, whether they are being kept legally or illegally, without penalty or cost.
FWC Python Action Team removes 900th snake, captures record python from Big Cypress National PreserveFriday, October 4, 2019 - FWC PAT members Cynthia Downer and Jonathan Lopez captured the large adult female python weighing 98 pounds, 10 ounces, on Sept. 22 at Big Cypress National Preserve.
- Thursday, September 12, 2019 - The FWC has a Lionfish Educational Exhibit Program that provides one-time financial assistance to help build or update a high-quality lionfish exhibit.
- Monday, August 26, 2019 - The fourth annual Lionfish Challenge is almost over (last day to submit is Labor Day, Sept. 2), but there is still time to earn prizes or get a chance at $3,000 for harvesting the largest or smallest lionfish of the competition.
- Monday, August 5, 2019 - The Lionfish Challenge rewards lionfish harvesters with prizes for their lionfish removals.
- Thursday, July 25, 2019 - Green iguanas are an invasive species in Florida and are not native to our state. They can cause considerable damage to infrastructure, including seawalls and sidewalks.
- Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - People may surrender their exotic pets at the event, whether they are being kept legally or illegally, without penalty or cost.
- Friday, May 24, 2019 - A total of 19,167 of the spiny invasive predators were removed from Gulf and Atlantic waters as part of the Emerald Coast Open.
- Monday, May 13, 2019 - Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day (the first Saturday after Mother’s Day each year) raises awareness about lionfish; a nonnative, invasive species that has the potential to negatively impact native species and habitat.
- Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - The new rules clarify rule language by defining key terms and add some high-risk nonnative animals to Florida’s Prohibited Nonnative Species List.