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Invasive Species

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  • Commentary: Shipley a tribute to community spirit

    Ten years ago, the future of Shipley Nature Center was threatened due to difficult economic times in the city of Huntington Beach. Faced with closure, a group of dedicated volunteers stepped forward to make sure that the gates of Shipley would remain open...
  • Digging in to help the Rosemont Preserve

    Digging in to help the Rosemont Preserve
    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...
  • Rockfish achieves great moments

    Rockfish achieves great moments
    Chad Wells made a name for himself at Alewife, the popular tavern across from the Hippodrome Theatre, first with a sublime, spectacularly smoked hamburger and then by working magic on the fearsome invasive species known as the snakehead. Wells grilled...
  • House cats: The destructive invasive species purring on your lap

    House cats: The destructive invasive species purring on your lap
    There is an invasive species in the United States responsible for the deaths of an estimated 14.7 billion birds and mammals each year. If that's not shocking enough, consider this: There's a good chance that one of these invaders is living in your house....
  • Cats are not a major threat to the environment

    Cats are not a major threat to the environment
    George Fenwick's article on cats as an invasive species ("House cats: The destructive invasive species purring on your lap" Feb. 26) was filled with misinformation. It is easy to blame cats for environmental degradation; it is far more difficult to...
  • People are invasive species number one

    People are invasive species number one
    I am compelled to respond to George Fenwick's commentary ("The destructive invasive species purring on your lap," Feb. 26). He cites recent studies suggesting very high bird and mammal deaths due to outdoor cats. He then goes on to propose a Draconian...
  • Women sue over bed bug infestation at Glendale motel

     
    Three women who allege they were bitten more than 100 times by bed bugs at a Glendale hotel will get their day in court, their attorney said....
  • Angeles National Forest trails update, post-Station fire

     
    A few of the most popular trails in the Angeles National Forest front country that were damaged by the 2009 Station fire may reopen by Memorial Day, according to acting forest supervisor Marty Dumpis at a recent event on the......
  • Veterinarian from Orlando takes you into Puerto Rico wilderness

     
                                                                                                                                                           Remember years ago, when a Burmese Python found dead with a gator inside its decomposing body in the...
  • Are wild horses native to the U.S.? A federal court seeks the answer

     
    Animal rights groups are pressing a case in federal court maintaining that wild horses roamed the West about 1.5 million years ago and didn't disappear until as recently as 7,600 years ago. More important, they say, a growing stockpile of......
  • Environment: Do we have to choose between clean energy and the animals?

     
    It all seemed so simple once. You know: "Save the whales," "save the spotted owl" and so on. Now, black and white has given way to green versus green. Take the Los Angeles Times story on Monday about wind turbines......