3 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Invasive plants"
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HYACINTH: MENACE ON THE MOVE

HYACINTH: MENACE ON THE MOVE

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film documents the threat hydrilla presents to Florida waterways. Captain Ken Alvarez of the Florida Board of Parks comments on the hydrilla's destructive effects on the native aquatic environment. The film explains the plant's survival traits and details how it spreads to new areas. The film seeks to educate viewers in preventing the spread of the water weed to the Tennessee Valley Watershed. Produced by the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Collection
MARISA AND THE MERMAID: FLORIDA'S WAR ON WATER WEEDS

MARISA AND THE MERMAID: FLORIDA'S WAR ON WATER WEEDS

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film tells how the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District is dealing with aquatic weeds. The film focuses on the water hyacinth, an introduced South American plant. It shows experiments at the University of Florida using Marisa Snails (with USDA) and use of manatees procured by Miami Seaquarium.
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Water Hyacinth: The Silent Aggressor

Water Hyacinth: The Silent Aggressor

Date
1977
Description
This is an educational film about water hyacinth, the invasive aquatic plant that has become a nuisance to Florida waterways. The film discusses the plant's South American origin and its introduction to the United States. Florida hyacinth expert Al Burkhalter of the Florida Department of Natural Resources, along with researchers from the University of Florida, describe the plant's reproductive and adaptive characteristics. The film shows researchers in South America looking for natural predators of hyacinth to import to the United States as a method of control. The film also touches upon the threat the waterborne weed poses to the Florida citrus and fishing industries. Produced by the US Department of Agriculture.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
HYACINTH: MENACE ON THE MOVE HYACINTH: MENACE ON THE MOVE Aquatic plants
Hydrilla
Invasive plants
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MARISA AND THE MERMAID: FLORIDA'S WAR ON WATER WEEDS MARISA AND THE MERMAID: FLORIDA'S WAR ON WATER WEEDS Aquatic plants
Invasive plants
Manatees
Snails
Water hyacinth-Florida
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Water Hyacinth: The Silent AggressorWater Hyacinth: The Silent AggressorAquatic plants
Invasive plants
Water hyacinth--Florida
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