Don't Pack A Pest
Mediterranean Fruit Fly
More information on the distribution, identification and management of the Mediterranean fruit fly is available here.
The newly introduced whitefly attacks a number of ficus trees commonly used for landscaping. More information on the identification and management of this species can be found here.
Red Palm Mite
More information on the identification and control of this newly-discovered invader can be found here.
Did You Know?
The Everglades used to span from Lake Okeechobee in central Florida all the way down to Florida Bay. Now only 25% of the historic Everglades remains, which is being protected by the National Park.