FWC Priority List <ul><li>UCF – Conservation Lands  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Initial control project of  Dioscorea bulbifera,...
FWC Priority List Sewer Vine Air-Potato Old World climbing fern Sewer Vine Cogon Grass
Property Information <ul><li>Conservation Lands </li></ul><ul><li>Acreage: 565+ </li></ul><ul><li>Drainage Basin: Little E...
General Location
Aerial Photograph
Targeted Invasive Species Invasive Plants Within Project Area: <ul><li>Category I </li></ul><ul><li>Camphor Tree </li></ul...
Project Areas Method of Control: Contractual
Recovery Potential <ul><li>Land has a high recovery potential </li></ul><ul><li>UCF’s land has an immense native seed bank...
Land Cover
Regional Significance
Regional Significance <ul><li>Contiguous corridor to other conservation lands through the Little Econlockhatchee River sys...
UCF’s Connectivity
Long Term Mgmt. Plan <ul><li>Future maintenance outlined in UCF Environmental Initiative Weed Management Plan </li></ul><u...
Benefit to Listed Species <ul><li>Garberia (T) </li></ul><ul><li>Giant Wild Pine (E) </li></ul><ul><li>Pineland Butterfly ...
Benefit to Listed Species Florida Pine Snake Southern American Kestrel Leafless Beaked Orchid Florida Sandhill Crane Gophe...
Benefit to Listed Species Sherman's Fox Squirrel Osprey Hooded Pitcher Plant Rose Pogonia Pine Lily
Public Awareness &  Outreach <ul><li>The Environmental Initiative will increase public awareness on invasive species, incl...
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    1. 1. FWC Priority List <ul><li>UCF – Conservation Lands </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Initial control project of Dioscorea bulbifera, Lygodium microphyllum , Paederia foetida, and Imperata cylindrical (Priority #2) </li></ul></ul>
    2. 2. FWC Priority List Sewer Vine Air-Potato Old World climbing fern Sewer Vine Cogon Grass
    3. 3. Property Information <ul><li>Conservation Lands </li></ul><ul><li>Acreage: 565+ </li></ul><ul><li>Drainage Basin: Little Econlockhatchee River Basin </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase Year: 1963 </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Orange </li></ul><ul><li>Management: UCF Environmental Initiative </li></ul>
    4. 4. General Location
    5. 5. Aerial Photograph
    6. 6. Targeted Invasive Species Invasive Plants Within Project Area: <ul><li>Category I </li></ul><ul><li>Camphor Tree </li></ul><ul><li>Wild Taro </li></ul><ul><li>Air-Potato </li></ul><ul><li>Cogon Grass </li></ul><ul><li>Lantana </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese Honeysuckle </li></ul><ul><li>Old World climbing fern </li></ul><ul><li>Sword Fern </li></ul><ul><li>Sewer Vine </li></ul><ul><li>Torpedo Grass </li></ul><ul><li>Natal Grass </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Tallow Tree </li></ul><ul><li>Brazilian Pepper </li></ul><ul><li>Tropical Soda Apple </li></ul><ul><li>Category II </li></ul><ul><li>Chinaberry </li></ul><ul><li>Guinea Grass </li></ul><ul><li>Castor Bean </li></ul><ul><li>Wedelia </li></ul><ul><li>Queen Palm </li></ul><ul><li>Caesar’s Weed </li></ul>Castor Bean
    7. 7. Project Areas Method of Control: Contractual
    8. 8. Recovery Potential <ul><li>Land has a high recovery potential </li></ul><ul><li>UCF’s land has an immense native seed bank which should allow natural regeneration to occur </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of habitat types with a high diversity of native vegetation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Panicum spp. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lyonia spp. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Andropogon spp. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Liatris spp. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vaccinium spp. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chamaecrista spp. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Land management activities will also support native recruitment </li></ul><ul><li>Significant percentage of native species located on adjacent properties </li></ul>
    9. 9. Land Cover
    10. 10. Regional Significance
    11. 11. Regional Significance <ul><li>Contiguous corridor to other conservation lands through the Little Econlockhatchee River system </li></ul><ul><li>Increased invasive species in our plant communities could lead to increased potential spread </li></ul><ul><li>Treatment of invasive species allows for restoration & enhancement projects on the property. </li></ul><ul><li>Contains rare and imperiled habitats including sandhill S2, scrub S2, xeric hammock S3, scrubby flatwoods S3, and wet prairie S2 </li></ul><ul><li>Educationally significant </li></ul>
    12. 12. UCF’s Connectivity
    13. 13. Long Term Mgmt. Plan <ul><li>Future maintenance outlined in UCF Environmental Initiative Weed Management Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Continued maintenance of invasive species populations will be funded by the Environmental Initiative. </li></ul><ul><li>This project will be maintained by Environmental Initiative staff and volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Biannual inspections of treated areas </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporation into overall Land Management Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Land management activities will also support control of invasive species. </li></ul>
    14. 14. Benefit to Listed Species <ul><li>Garberia (T) </li></ul><ul><li>Giant Wild Pine (E) </li></ul><ul><li>Pineland Butterfly Pea (E) </li></ul><ul><li>Titusville Balm (E) </li></ul><ul><li>Blue Butterwort (T) </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow Butterwort (T) </li></ul><ul><li>Pine Lily (T) </li></ul><ul><li>Rose Pogonia (T) </li></ul><ul><li>Leafless Beaked Orchid (T) </li></ul><ul><li>Hooded Pitcher Plant (T) </li></ul><ul><li>Sherman’s Fox Squirrel (SSC) </li></ul><ul><li>American Alligator (SSC) </li></ul><ul><li>Florida Pine Snake (SSC) </li></ul><ul><li>Gopher Tortoise (T) </li></ul><ul><li>Bald Eagle (T) </li></ul><ul><li>Osprey (SSC) </li></ul><ul><li>Limpkin (SSC) </li></ul><ul><li>Little Blue Heron (SSC) </li></ul><ul><li>Snowy Egret (SSC) </li></ul><ul><li>Tricolored Heron (SSC) </li></ul><ul><li>Wood Stork (E) </li></ul><ul><li>Southern American Kestrel (T) </li></ul><ul><li>Florida Sandhill Crane (T) </li></ul><ul><li>White Ibis (SSC) </li></ul>
    15. 15. Benefit to Listed Species Florida Pine Snake Southern American Kestrel Leafless Beaked Orchid Florida Sandhill Crane Gopher Tortoise
    16. 16. Benefit to Listed Species Sherman's Fox Squirrel Osprey Hooded Pitcher Plant Rose Pogonia Pine Lily
    17. 17. Public Awareness & Outreach <ul><li>The Environmental Initiative will increase public awareness on invasive species, including placing information on the Environmental Initiative’s website (green.ucf.edu), posting interpretive signage, hosting workdays and workshops, and educating visitors and volunteers. </li></ul>
    18. 18. The End

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