Little Fire Ant Invasion

This is an installment of our “Science of Food Sustainability” series in partnership with the University of Florida’s Field and Fork  program.

In this photo essay, meet Dr. Andrea Lucky, Assistant Research Scientist of Insect Systematics, and learn about her work to eradicate a tiny invasive fire ant at the Field and Fork garden.

View the photo essay on Adobe Spark here:

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Downloaded a one-pager of Dr. Lucky’s story here: Field and Fork Invasion


Ashley Mitchell, UF undergraduate student majoring in Agricultural Education and Communication with a specialization in Communication and Leadership Development, created this project.


Selfie with a Scientist: Ashley Mitchell (Left) and Dr. Andrea Lucky (Right)


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