Invasive Species Alert: Atlas Moth Found In United States For First Time

Readers of this blog will know we have spent a lot of time on invasive species worldwide. Invasive species come in all sizes and varieties and much of what they have in common is damage and displacement. Yesterday we once again discussed Florida Burmese pythons which are truly wreaking havoc in the Florida Everglades. InContinue reading “Invasive Species Alert: Atlas Moth Found In United States For First Time”

Invasive Species: Giant African Land Snail Spotted, May Add To Florida’s Woes

The Bad news: Giant African land snails have been spotted in Pasco County, Florida. The good news: They have been found in Florida before and have been successfully eradicated. It won’t be easy. The eradication of previous outbreaks took years and required lots of effort but the stakes are high. The snails are huge, theContinue reading “Invasive Species: Giant African Land Snail Spotted, May Add To Florida’s Woes”