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Invasive Species

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  • Peach farmers in southern Illinois worry about stink bugs

    Peach orchard owners in southern Illinois say they're worried about brown marmorated stink bugs this season.
  • Study: Europeans to suffer more ragweed with global warming

    Global warming will bring much more sneezing and wheezing to Europe by mid-century, a new study says. Ragweed pollen levels are likely to quadruple for much of Europe because warmer temperatures will allow the plants to take root more, and carbon dioxide...

    NY fights against aquatic invasive species in Adirondacks

    Officials are stepping up efforts to fight aquatic invasive species in the Adirondacks this summer. The state Department of Environmental Conservation says boat stewards will be deployed at 14 new locations this summer. State and local officials are...

    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. "It's kind of a nasty twist that things we think are pretty in our gardens can turn really nasty in the woods," says Lindsay Darling,...

    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...