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SFRSF: Invasive Exotic Species
This South Florida Restoration Science Forum (SFRSF) site discusses the problem of invasive exotic species in southern Florida. Topics covered include what invasive species are, where they come from, where they exist at this time, what controls them, their effect on restoration, the use of natural enemies to tame some invasive plants, and what can be done about other invasive animals and plants. There are links provided for additional information.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Case study
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Map
    • Photograph
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Biology
  • Ecology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-002-084
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'South Florida Information Access'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey; Center for Coastal Geology