New Customs Office Helped In Keys Screwworm FightFlorida wildlife and Monroe County officials have credited a new customs office at a Keys airport with helping to stop screwworm from infecting the endangered Key deer population.
Florida Wraps War On ScrewwormYou might say Florida 1, screwworm 0. The state's Department of Agriculture has wound down its response against the flesh-eating maggots that threatened Florida's Key deer.
Screwworm Infestation On Decline In KeysWildlife officials seem to have gotten the upper hand on a screwworm infestation in the Florida Keys.
Sterile Flies Being Released To Combat Screwworm Case Found In HomesteadFlorida officials announced on Wednesday that sterile flies would be released as a precautionary measure after a stray dog was found with New World screwworm.
Screwworm Found In Stray Dog Roaming HomesteadAgriculture officials announced on Monday a stray dog roaming around in Homestead was found infected with New World screwworm.
Flesh-Eating Screwworms Infect Florida Keys Deer PopulationThe federally endangered Key deer, found only in the Florida Keys, have come under attack from a particularly nasty parasitic pest.