Saving Florida’s Native Bromeliads: FCBS and the Evil Weevil Upheaval

By: Dr. Barbra Larson

Entomology and Nematology Department
University of Florida, Gainesville

The 28 slides in this program will introduce you to the "Evil Weevil" (Metamasius callizona), how it got to Florida, the danger it presents to Florida's native bromeliads and what is being done to combat it. The titles of the slides are listed in the menu on the left. This is the same program that was presented by Dr. Larson at the 2000 FCBS Extravaganza.

Money to help fight the weevil is always needed and if you would like to help you can send your donation to:
FCBS Weevil Fund
Florida Council of Bromeliad Societies
3 Rocky Creek Trail
Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Please make checks payable to FCBS
The Florida Council of Bromeliad Societies is a 501(c)3, nonprofit organization incorporated in the state of Florida. All donations to the Council are tax deductible.

To begin the slide show CLICK HERE. There is a link at the top of each slide to take you to the next one or you may use the menu on the left to view individual slides.