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If you watched this past Saturday's season finale of "SNL," one headline on the "Weekend Update" segment (with returning special guest Amy Poehler) may have caught your attention. "A sushi chef in Connecticut is planning to use cicadas this summer in...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A decades-old effort to nurse the battered Great Lakes to health has made progress toward reducing toxic pollution and slamming the door on invasive species, but the freshwater seas continue to face serious threats, a U....
Tags: Conservation, Mussels, Environmental Issues, Water, Ecosystems
Nevada, Mo. – Biologists have found zebra mussels in a lake at the Schell-Osage Conservation Area, which is in Vernon and St. Clair counties in west central Missouri. Zebra mussels are an invasive species from Eurasia that can cause ecological and...
The first year, the invasive species garlic mustard looks like a violet, says Jacqueline Pilette, wetlands specialist with the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians. The next year, however, the biannual invasive plants shoots up, flowers and...
Tags: Fava Beans, Cheese Corn, Salt, Cheese, Mustard
In recent years, the Indo-Pacific lionfish — a dramatically striped, finned and armored aquarium fish — has invaded Atlantic and Caribbean coral reefs. It has been spotted off the Southeastern United States, throughout the Caribbean Sea, in...
PETOSKEY — A few years ago Peggy and Phil Millard were kayaking on Round Lake and saw a pair of loons trying to drive a third away from the lake. "They were charging at it and being aggressive toward it," said Peggy, who lives on the Petoskey-...
Tags: Conservation, Biology, Mussels, Botulism, Environmental Issues
When giant container ships sail into major ports like Los Angeles and Long Beach, it's not just clothing and cars that they deliver. They also carry critters. The specimens — microscopic algae cells or larger castaways, such as eggs of fish or...
She came, she saw, she toured by airboat, and she reaffirmed that the Obama administration remains committed “to the people of Florida to make the Everglades restoration a high priority.” Sally Jewell, less than three weeks into her job...
April is National Invasive Plant, Pest and Disease Awareness Month and the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) urges residents to help stop the threat that invasive plant pests pose to the state’s agricultural and...
South Florida is fighting a growing infestation of one of the world's most destructive invasive species: the giant African land snail, which can grow as big as a rat and gnaw through stucco and plaster. More than 1,000 of the mollusks are being caught...
NORTH LIBERTY -- Invasive species field day at Potato Creek State Park today will give the public the opportunity to learn to identify and remove invasive plants, such as garlic mustard. The free event runs from 9 a.m. to noon and is sponsored by the park...
Tags: State Parks
What has become a popular tradition will be repeated 10 a.m. Saturday at as the Central Kentucky Wildlife Refuge hosts the second Spring Wildflower Walk. The walk will be on the Martha B. Clay Wildflower Trail, which begins near the North Rolling Fork,...
Tags: Zoology, Wildflowers, Mustard, Wildlife
May 19, 2013 |Column| ctnow.com
May 14, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
May 13, 2013 |Story| KY3-TV
May 8, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
May 6, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 6, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
May 5, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 1, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Apr 24, 2013 |Story| Daily Press
Apr 20, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Apr 20, 2013 |Story| South Bend Tribune
Apr 10, 2013 |Story| AM News
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