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LAPORTE (AP) — A northern Indiana lake association has applied for a $66,800 grant to help remove a fast-growing invasive aquatic plant that crowds out native species, snarls motorboat propellers and poses a hazard to swimmers. The LaPorte Area...
WORTHINGTON, Minn. - On Dec. 10 Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson said on he "got a really good sense of what farmers are thinking" following the fourth of six planned public hearings offered across the state to gather input on...
Valley 610Conservationists set ablaze Tuesday 40 acres of land surrounding Bethlehem’s water supply, ending the year with 200 acres burned in their effort to re-establish native plants in the Poconos. The prescribed burns aim to destroy invasive plants and...
Lehigh Valley WildThe presence of the spiny water flea, an aquatic invasive species, was confirmed in Lake George, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced today. “DEC has worked with its partners on the Lake Champlain Basin Task Force to...
There are certain non-native plants (aka "escaped exotics"/weeds) that I'm rather fond of despite their purported invasiveness. Among them, pink sorrel (Oxalis debilis) stands out, literally as well as figuratively. Without any assistance from us,...
Tags: Wildflowers, Droughts
Are invasive plants invasive in their native country? I have to tackle the porcelain berry vines growing up my trees. Is fall a good time to do this? Most alien invasive plants are already aggressive plants before they get here, with many strategies...
Before lawmakers headed for their summer vacations and election campaign in June, they approved several bills that have the potential to overhaul the natural resources and environment in Michigan — and not for the better. The Michigan Legislature...
(AP) — Maryland is using insects to fight invasive species. The State Highway Administration said Friday that it is using a weevil and a beetle that feed only on invasive species harming native plants in wetlands and along roadways. The weevil...
Q13 FOX News reporterThe head of the state’s Invasive Species Council said Friday that marine organisms arriving on tsunami debris from Japan present a direct threat to shellfish growers along Washington’s coast. “This is a multi-species problem,”...
Volunteers got their hands dirty Saturday to prevent dozens of invasive plants from overtaking portions of the Rosemont Preserve, which the community helped procure through donations. The morning cleanup was the first habitat restoration session for...
Tags: Google Inc., Plant Openings
Invasive species are a natural disaster waiting to happen. In some cases, there is a very real danger to humans, such as the Burmese Python in South Florida. In many cases, the threat to humans is indirect, yet no less important, such as Saltcedar's...
Tags: Tularemia , Tuberculosis, Trichinosis, Rentals, Conservation
Long before South Dakota's landscape included neighborhoods, farmland, fences and cattle, annual fires swept through the state's prairie and forest land. Fire was Mother Nature's way of maintaining a healthy ecosystem, explains Tim Bradeen, habitat...
Dec 31, 2012 |Story| AP Broadcast
Dec 14, 2012 |Story| Aberdeen News
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Dec 10, 2012 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Oct 24, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jun 29, 2012 |Story| Petoskey News
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Nov 24, 2012 |Story| Glendale News Press
Nov 2, 2012 |Story| Aberdeen News
Oct 26, 2012 |Story| Aberdeen News
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