10 Edible Invasive Species in Florida

By: Ronald Jones III Invasive plants are one of the main reasons biodiversity in Florida is on a steady decline. These invasive species are often able to outcompete native plants, animals, and even insects for essential resources whether that is food, shelter, or other basic needs. Biodiversity refers to the range of species within a… Continue reading 10 Edible Invasive Species in Florida

Florida Native Plant Spotlight: Duckweed

Duckweed is the focus of this Florida Native Plant Spotlight. When we think of ways in which we can help the environment we often overlook some of the smallest plant tools to make an environmental change. Common amongst most bodies of freshwater around the world it is becoming increasingly popular when it comes to the… Continue reading Florida Native Plant Spotlight: Duckweed

The Ecology of the Orlando Wetlands

The ecology of Orlando is vast and intertwined in a very fragile manner. Just outside of Orlando, Florida lies 1,650 acres of land dedicated to hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, and most importantly advanced water treatment. The regular visitor may be surprised to know the Orlando Wetlands is one aspect of City of Orlando’s elaborate water… Continue reading The Ecology of the Orlando Wetlands