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Invasive Species

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  • Gardening's dark side: Invasive plants in garden can harm ecosystem

    Gardening's dark side: Invasive plants in garden can harm ecosystem
    The loveliest of gardens can have a dark side — plants that, when they escape, can become deadly to other plants.
  • Volunteers use 'time and energy' to restore forest preserve

    Volunteers use 'time and energy' to restore forest preserve
    Does striking a blow for native landscapes interest you? Do you like cookies? If yes, then you are a potential restoration volunteer. These are the people that volunteer for the Lake County Forest Preserves. Essentially, they give natural plants a...

    Volunteers battle invasive species in Morton Grove's Linne Woods

    Volunteers battle invasive species in Morton Grove's Linne Woods
    As helmet-clad volunteers chopped branches from trees and threw them onto bonfires in the woods just south of Beckwith Street in Morton Grove on April 25, Eileen Sutter kneeled down and cradled the leaves of a tiny plant in her fingers. "This is a May...

    South Elgin Lions Club smelt fry sign of changing times for small fish

    South Elgin Lions Club smelt fry sign of changing times for small fish
    It's that time of year for old school rainbow smelt fries, and Friday, the South Elgin Lions Club will be hosting its sixth annual event — a gathering rarer to find in these parts, perhaps in part due to the dwindling supply of locally caught fish....

    BHS students, conservationists come together for Earth Day

    BHS students, conservationists come together for Earth Day
    About 40 Barrington High School students braved the cold winds on April 22 as they joined staff and volunteers with the Barrington Area Conservation Trust to plant new native plants and remove debris from the Pederson Preserve. The effort was part of...