Educational DVD Programs

Aquatic Plant Identification Series

Aquatic Plant Identification Series

Code: UF/IFAS Publication # DVD 084
4 DVD Set
Price: $15.00

View list of plants covered in ID series

This series of seven videotapes features 111 of the most common or important aquatic and wetland plants in Florida (most are common elsewhere as well). Plants are described in everyday language so that non-botanists will be able to easily identify them. They are indexed in alphabetical order according to common name.
Disc 1: Floating and Floating-leaved Plants (28 min.),
Disc 2: Emersed Plants (81 min)
Disc 3: Submersed Plants (62 min)
Disc 4: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes (110 min)

TO ORDER, CONTACT IFAS PUBLICATIONS, 1-800-226-1764 or WWW.IFASBOOKS.UFL.EDU

Aquatic Plant Management Series

Aquatic Plant Management Series

Code: UF/IFAS Publication #DVD 085
2 DVD Set
Price: $15.00

These DVD programs were created for the benefit of water managers, regulators, students and the general public. All were produced by the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants and were funded by grants from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Invasive Plant Management, from the Aquatic Plant Trust Fund.

Disc One:

  • Program 1
    Aquatic Pest Control Applicator Training Part I - 28 min.
  • Program 2
    Aquatic Pest Control Applicator Training Part II - 30 min.
  • Program 3
    Maintenance Control of Aquatic Weeds - What it is Not! with Joseph Joyce, Ph.D. 12 min.

Disc Two:

  • Program 4
    Calibration - A Field Approach with Bill Haller, Ph.D., Director, Mimi Carr, 33 min.
  • Program 5
    How to Determine Areas and Amount of Aquatic Herbicide to Use with Ken Langeland, Ph.D., 34 min.
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Careers in Florida's Freshwater Environments DVD

Careers in Florida's Freshwater Environments

Code: UF/IFAS Publication # DVD 1236
1 DVD
Price: $10.00

Made especially for 7th- and 8th-grade students, this fast-paced musical video (with companion booklet) introduces students to the many occupations needed to protect and preserve our lakes, rivers and wetlands. Included are introductions to jobs in wildlife, fisheries, plants, water chemistry, recreation, information, and teaching. Emphasis is placed on the fact that jobs require that students learn what they are studying in school right now. This video is free to Florida teachers. 1995. 26 min.

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Florida's Aquatic Plant Story DVD

Florida's Aquatic Plant Story

Code: UF/IFAS Publication # DVD 1238
1 DVD
Price: $10.00

Produced for general public audiences, this program describes the benefits of native aquatic plants, recounts problems caused by some exotic "aquatic weeds", and introduces the major methods of aquatic plant management. 1990. 24 min.

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What Makes a Quality Lake? DVD

What Makes a Quality Lake?

Code: UF/IFAS Publication # DVD 1237
1 DVD
Price: $10.00

Produced for secondary school students and general public audiences, this program explains the meaning of "lake eutrophication". Featuring limnologist Dr. Daniel Canfield, viewers learn about the natural and human factors that help determine a lake's "trophic state". Viewers also learn the differences between oligotrophic, mesotrophic, eutrophic and hypereutrophic lakes in terms of water clarity, algae, higher plants and fish. 1992. 24 min.

TO ORDER, CONTACT IFAS PUBLICATIONS, 1-800-226-1764 or WWW.IFASBOOKS.UFL.EDU