Invasive Species Cookbook http://wlrn.org en Dogs Prove To Be Key In Battle Against Giant African Snails http://wlrn.org/post/dogs-prove-be-key-battle-against-giant-african-snails More than 128,000 Giant African Land Snails have been found and eradicated in the two years since the highly destructive creatures invaded the Miami-Dade area, <a href="http://www.freshfromflorida.com/newsroom/press/2013/08292013.html" target="_blank">Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Fri, 30 Aug 2013 19:09:29 +0000 Mark Memmott 19867 at http://wlrn.org Dogs Prove To Be Key In Battle Against Giant African Snails Got Giant African Land Snails? Release The Hounds! http://wlrn.org/post/got-giant-african-land-snails-release-hounds <p></p><p>In the ongoing assault on invasive giant African land snails, Florida is ready to release the hounds.</p><p>Literally.</p><p>The state will be adding snail-sniffing dogs to its team of 50 full-time snail hunters.</p><p><strong><a href="http://wlrn.org/post/dogs-prove-be-key-battle-against-giant-african-snails?nopop=1" target="_blank">RELATED: Dogs Prove To Be Key In Battle Against Giant African Snails</a></strong></p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 18:43:42 +0000 Sammy Mack 19880 at http://wlrn.org Got Giant African Land Snails? Release The Hounds! How To Make Stew With Giant African Land Snails http://wlrn.org/post/how-make-stew-giant-african-land-snails <p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">Editor's note:&nbsp;</span></em><em><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">In the hunt for what to do about the various mix of invasive species found in Florida, we are running a series that not only describes the problems caused by these plants and animals but, well, offers a culinary solution. Tweet us (@WLRN) your ideas and tips or email us a recipe: WLRNMIA@gmail.com.</span></em></p><p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 20:09:27 +0000 Arianna Prothero & Kaylois Henry 13494 at http://wlrn.org How To Make Stew With Giant African Land Snails Eating Iguanas In Southwest Florida With Jackson Landers http://wlrn.org/post/eating-iguanas-southwest-florida-jackson-landers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jackson Landers grew up in a vegetarian household. Now he hunts and butchers much of his own meat. In the past five years, he's focused on hunting and eating invasive species.</span></p><p>In his book, <a href="http://jacksonlanders.com/eating-aliens/" target="_blank"><em>Eating Aliens: One Man's Adventures Eating and Hunting Invasive Species</em></a>, ​the 35-year-old Landers chronicles his travels around the country as he learns to hunt, butcher and eat various invasive species.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 12:27:52 +0000 Trina Sargalski 18551 at http://wlrn.org Eating Iguanas In Southwest Florida With Jackson Landers Why Florida Has The Most Invasive Species http://wlrn.org/post/why-florida-has-most-invasive-species <p></p><p><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">Florida has a big problem with invasive species, and the idea of </span>chowing<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; "> down on the pests has been gaining in popularity. So far, there’s a cookbook dedicated to </span>lionfish<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">, an invasive species cooking contest and even an invasive species sampler tent at The Grassroots Festival on Virginia Key this past February.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 10 May 2013 18:36:54 +0000 Arianna Prothero & Kaylois Henry 13826 at http://wlrn.org Why Florida Has The Most Invasive Species How to Make Burmese Python Nuggets http://wlrn.org/post/how-make-burmese-python-nuggets <p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">Editor's note:&nbsp;</span></em><em><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">In the hunt for what to do about the various mix of invasive species found in Florida, we are running a series that not only describes the problems caused by these plants and animals but, well, offers a culinary solution. Tweet us (<a href="https://twitter.com/WLRN" target="_blank">@WLRN</a>) your ideas and tips or email us a recipe: WLRNMIA@gmail.com.</span></em></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5; ">BURMESE PYTHON</strong></p><p><strong>Origin:</strong>&nbsp;Southeast Asia</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 15:14:06 +0000 Trina Sargalski & Evan Benn 13805 at http://wlrn.org How to Make Burmese Python Nuggets Some Health Risks With Eating Giant African Land Snail http://wlrn.org/post/some-health-risks-eating-giant-african-land-snail <p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">Editor's note:&nbsp;</span></em><em><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">In the hunt for what to do about the various mix of invasive species found in Florida, we are running a series that not only describes the problems caused by these plants and animals but, well, offers a culinary solution. Tweet us (@WLRN) your ideas and tips or email us a recipe: WLRNMIA@gmail.com.</span></em></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Trina Sargalski 13616 at http://wlrn.org Some Health Risks With Eating Giant African Land Snail How To Make Wild Boar Tacos With Tomatillo Salsa http://wlrn.org/post/how-make-wild-boar-tacos-tomatillo-salsa <p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">Editor's note:&nbsp;</span></em><em><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">In the hunt for what to do about the various mix of invasive species found in Florida, we are running a series that not only describes the problems caused by these plants and animals but, well, offers a culinary solution. Tweet us (@WLRN) your ideas and tips or email us a recipe: WLRNMIA@gmail.com.</span></em></p><p> Thu, 09 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Evan Benn 13717 at http://wlrn.org How To Make Wild Boar Tacos With Tomatillo Salsa Eating Invasive Species Comes With A Side Of Caution http://wlrn.org/post/eating-invasive-species-comes-side-caution <p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">Editor's note:&nbsp;</span></em><em><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">In the hunt for what to do about the various mix of invasive species found in Florida, we are running a series that not only describes the problems caused by these plants and animals but, well, offers a culinary solution. Tweet us (@WLRN) your ideas and tips or email us a recipe: WLRNMIA@gmail.com.</span></em></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">To accompany our <a href="http://wlrn.org/term/invasive-species">Invasive Species Cookbook</a> , we are also posting the potential health risks of eating certain invasive species and how to possibly mitigate those risks.</em></p><p> Wed, 08 May 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Trina Sargalski 13614 at http://wlrn.org Eating Invasive Species Comes With A Side Of Caution How To Make Snakehead Fish With Mango-Avocado Salsa http://wlrn.org/post/how-make-snakehead-fish-mango-avocado-salsa <p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">Editor's note:&nbsp;</span></em><em><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">In the hunt for what to do about the various mix of invasive species found in Florida, we are running a series that not only describes the problems caused by these plants and animals but, well, offers a culinary solution. Tweet us (@WLRN) your ideas and tips or email us a recipe: WLRNMIA@gmail.com.</span></em></p><p> Wed, 08 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Evan Benn 13655 at http://wlrn.org How To Make Snakehead Fish With Mango-Avocado Salsa How To Make Watermelon Gazpacho With Lionfish http://wlrn.org/post/how-make-watermelon-gazpacho-lionfish <p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">Editor's note:&nbsp;</span></em><em><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">In the hunt for what to do about the various mix of invasive species found in Florida, we are running a series that not only describes the problems caused by these plants and animals but, well, offers a culinary solution. Tweet us (@WLRN) your ideas and tips or email us a recipe: WLRNMIA@gmail.com.</span></em></p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Evan Benn 13593 at http://wlrn.org How To Make Watermelon Gazpacho With Lionfish