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LIVING GREEN

LIVING GREEN

Invasive Exotics

Awards & Recognition

Broadcast Media: Communicator Award of Honorable Mention (2006)

Episode Sponsors

  • International Paper Foundation
  • Southern Agriculture Research and Education Group (USDA)
  • Progress Energy
  • Renewable Resources Extension Act
  • Gainesville Regional Utilities

Learn more about Living Green sponsorship. This episode and others are available for purchase on DVD


Episode Details

This episode focuses on the importance of controlling invasive exotic plants, insects, and animals. Join host Dr. Mark Hostetler as he discusses the importance of controlling the spread of invasive exotics, including introduced plants (Chinese tallow trees, wild taro, water hyacinths, and melaleuca trees), fire ants, and even released pets such as the large Nile monitor lizard. You'll also learn about ways to control invasive species in their own communities.


Original website content and design created by Mark Hostetler, Elizabeth Swiman, and Sarah Webb Miller. With the help of UF/IFAS Communications, the current look and functionality was streamlined for the UF/IFAS Extension Solutions for Your Life website. Al Williamson of UF/IFAS Communications uploads the steaming video for each episode. Images on this website were taken prior to national guidelines of face coverings and social distancing. The site is currently maintained and updated by Tom Barnash and Mark Hostetler.