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CREW Work Never Ceases

Our partner agencies, South Florida Water Management District and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, work year round here at CREW. Here are a few things they’ve got going on this month and what this means for you, our visitors!

The Changes that Wildfire Brings

Ultimately, it’s not a question of if a fire will affect this region, but when, which is why we encourage you to learn about the strategies used to enhance the resilience of the land, water and surrounding inhabited areas.

In the Footsteps of Fire

by Julie Motkowicz, CREW Trust Education Coordinator Have you heard the news?  CREW Flint Pen Strand recently experienced several days of wildfire. …

Controlling invasives with biology at CREW

In a recent post, you read about what invasive species are and how they threaten natural species and habitats. But how do we control and/or try to eliminate those invasive species on CREW lands? It’s not practical to try to pull them all up by hand.

What’s so invasive about that plant?

When you visit the CREW lands you’ll come across invasive plant species, and whether you’re aware of them or not, they’re there! Some invasive species are beautiful, like the caesar weed, and you might find yourself wondering why the land managers have it out for them. What could a few plants possibly do to impact the broader ecosystem? 

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