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Lehigh Valley Master GardenersInvasive Japanese Knotweed While weeds and pests in the garden can be frustrating and time consuming, invasive species can wreak havoc on natural ecosystems. Invasive plants are non-native and once introduced into a new environment, outcompete native...
Channel 2 NewsInvasive plants have closed a lake at a state recreation area near Nikiski to planes and boats for the summer, with state and federal workers planning to contain the infestation in its waters. The state Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation says...
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...
With Memorial Day weekend upon us, more and more people will be heading into the great outdoors to enjoy warmer weather and sunshine, and to get away from it all. Please remember to leave wildlife alone. On Monday, the Pennsylvania Game Commission...
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: Lakes and Ponds, Ecosystems, Conservation, Water, Mussels
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: Garlic, Cheese Corn, Onions, Cheese, Cabbage
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-...
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...
Jan 3, 2013 | Allentown Morning Call
May 22, 2013 |Story| KTUU
May 19, 2013 |Column| ctnow.com
May 21, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
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
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