State officials warn that flathead catfish are invading another Georgia river, sparking fears that the predator will threaten native fish included the prized redbreast sunfish.
Eradication of the invasive species will take at least three years, officials said.
Officials remain on the lookout for more nests belonging to the invasive species, which preys on pollinators.
The state is moving quickly to destroy the snails before the snails destroy Florida's crops. The snails contain both male and female reproductive organs and lay up to 500 eggs at a time.
A study of plastic trash hauled out of the Pacific Ocean found that most of it had been colonized by coastal life that was thriving right next to species that normally live in the open sea.
A California-based company claims it has doubled the growth rate of their GMO trees. What may be even more exciting to Georgia growers — and the heart of the business model — is what the company promises about how much carbon this new forest can store.
Considered one of the most damaging snails in the world, the U.S. has worked spent over a $1 million over decades to eradicate them.
Dozens of the invasive behemoths, descended from 4 imported by the 1980s drug lord, are thriving in the region around his former ranch. Colombia wants to ship some of them to Mexico and India.
Cane toads are notorious pests in Australia, colonizing habitats and poisoning other wildlife. Park rangers euthanized the 5.95-pound animal, whose body will be donated to the Queensland Museum.
William Simpson wants to deploy the wild horses across public lands, to live and graze — and ultimately, prevent the worst wildfires.
Not much is known about the invasive yellow and black East Asian spider, but some researchers have noticed fewer sightings of native spiders since the Joro arrived in North America roughly eight or nine years ago.
Georgia's wildlife agency is asking residents to report sightings of an invasive lizard that can pose a threat to native species. The Department of Natural Resources is trying to locate and remove South American tegus from Georgia before the lizards can thrive in greater numbers.
Georgia is home to a veritable rogues’ gallery of invasive critters that make the Joro spider look as harmless as a ladybug.
So far, the invasive zebra mussels species aren't known to exist in Georgia waters. But the state just had a near-miss.
The Cuban frogs first appeared in Georgia in 2004. They are raising concerns with the Department of Natural Resources because they are competing with native species for resources.