What do Floridians think about endangered and invasive species?

Given the impact humans have on biodiversity, the PIE Center initiated a study to explore the attitudes, opinions and knowledge of Floridians around the issue of endangered and invasive species.

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How concerned are Floridians about endangered and invasive species? To what extent do Floridians believe that native species should be conserved? What actions are Floridians willing to take to help protect endangered species? Join us on Aug. 20 at 2 p.m. to learn the answers to these questions and more about the public perceptions, attitudes and knowledge of endangered and invasive species as Alexa Lamm discusses the latest public opinion survey results. Steve Johnson, associate professor of urban wildlife ecology, will provide insights based on his experience working with Florida wildlife and pose a few questions to generate discussion on how the results of this survey may be put to use.

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See a visual representation of the survey's most important findings. When it comes to endangered species, Floridians think endangered species are important and everything should be protected. To them, everyone is responsible and Floridians are willing to change their behaviors to protect endangered species.