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Invasive Species

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  • Budding scientists get a lesson outdoors

    Budding scientists get a lesson outdoors
    Michael Henien crushed a pea-sized berry between his fingers and took a sniff.
  • Hawaii hopes to fend off invasion by coconut rhinoceros beetle

    Hawaii hopes to fend off invasion by coconut rhinoceros beetle
    Visitors flock to the Hawaiian Islands for sun-soaked holidays filled with silky beaches, turquoise water, lush green hillsides — and naked palm trees missing their leafy crowns? That possibility has state officials worried because Hawaii's iconic...

    Delta water weed problems called the worst in years

    ANTIOCH, Calif. Over the past several months, a thick carpet of green has spread across many Delta harbors and even open channels, making them the latest victims of California's historic drought. From the air, the expanses of dense vegetation can pass...

    Author knows Cuban treefrogs are bad, can't bring herself to euthanize them

    Author knows Cuban treefrogs are bad, can't bring herself to euthanize them
    I noticed it early one morning as I looked out the window: A large tan-colored critter with a smug grin peering out from the hole of a previously vacant birdhouse. As soon as I saw its exceptionally large toepads, I knew what I was looking at —...

    Love Of Nature Became Expertise In Botany

    Penni Sharp could often be seen with a jeweler's loupe and a camera roaming the shoreline or the trap rock ridges of Connecticut in search of plants. A midlife master's degree in forest science enhanced her lifelong interest in science, and she became an...