Improve understanding of the potential for novel invasive species and their possible impact given changing climate conditions. Develop early detection, monitoring and management strategies.
NS-11.1 In partnership with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, academic institutions and other entities, conduct a predictive assessment of current and potential invasive species, their ranges and potential biodiversity, social and economic impacts based on changing climate conditions.
IMPLEMENTERS: academic institutions, extension offices, local governments, non-profit organizations
STATE/FEDERAL PARTNERS: FWC, FDACS
NS-11.2 Work with the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force to advance funding, early detection, monitoring and management of invasive species.
IMPLEMENTERS: local governments, regional agencies, non-profit organizations, academic institutions
STATE/FEDERAL PARTNERS: FDEP, NOAA, EPA, FWC