Area of Focus: Invasive Species

January 11, 2024

Which species will invade Florida next?

Researchers explored species around the world that could get a foothold in the state

December 26, 2023

JWM: Invasive pythons may affect bobcats in the Everglades

Pythons compete with bobcats for prey

December 26, 2023

Cats eat diverse smorgasbord of wildlife

Cats around the world eat an array of species, from sea turtles to camels

December 7, 2023

Mount Graham red squirrel population declines

Biologists say the numbers show the need to continue conservation measures

December 4, 2023

Plan seeks to eliminate deer from Catalina Island

The plan to use sharpshooters is opposed by locals who welcome the deer

November 29, 2023

JWM: Herbicide treatment benefits Minnesota marsh birds

Species increase in abundance three years after spraying the chemicals

November 21, 2023

JWM: Invasive fire ants reduce butterfly abundance

Pollinator trapping experiment reveals another way that imported ants may be affecting the ecosystem

November 14, 2023

Wild Cam: Targeting invasive caiman hatchlings helps with their population removal

Wildlife managers remove invasive reptiles from Everglades during 10-year project

October 30, 2023

Efforts successfully control wild pig invasion

Wild pigs are responsible for billions of dollars in damages

October 25, 2023

Are Florida’s invasive caimans on the way out?

A team of “Croc Docs” have been working to eradicate the species