Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area
WORKING TO PROTECT THE EVERGLADES FROM INVASIVE SPECIES
The Everglades Dirty Dozen
The Everglades Dirty Dozen are 12 invasive species that are important for the public to be aware of. These animals and plants are established and spreading in South Florida, are easy to identify, and are causing or likely to cause environmental harm. Some also threaten to harm the economy or public well-being. These species are in the eradication, containment, and long-term management stages of the invasion curve.