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Invasive Species

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  • Wyoming Game and Fish holds invasive species spotter classes

    The Wyoming Game and Fish Department plans to train dozens more people over the next few months to inspect boats and other watercraft in an increasingly urgent effort to keep zebra and quagga mussels out of the state's streams and reservoirs. The...
  • Groups working on plan to stop spread of aquatic invasives

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo says 53 state, local and private entities have agreed to work together to develop a program to stop boats from spreading aquatic invasive species like Eurasian watermilfoil and Asian clams in the Adirondack Park. The agreement announced...
  • Firefighting plan aims to protect Western habitat

    U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has released the initial plan for a new wildfire-fighting strategy to protect a wide swath of intermountain West sagebrush country that supports cattle ranching and is home to a struggling bird species. The 27-page...
  • Seminole Tribe's cattle operation protects Florida wildlife

    As development eats away at Florida's untamed lands, wild animals have found an ally in the Seminole Tribe. The tribe's 36,000-acre cattle operation on the Brighton Reservation, north of Lake Okeechobee, is an important pathway for migrating wildlife...
  • New study: Everglades rare plants under siege

    New study: Everglades rare plants under siege
    A landmark report — 10 years in the making — looked at critically imperiled plants at Everglades National Park and found that 16 of them may already have vanished from there. Possible culprits? The same threats faced by the park's endangered...
  • Butterfly habitat restoration starts at Lake Katherine

    Butterfly habitat restoration starts at Lake Katherine
    The ground is still frozen, but Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens is already working on creating habitat designed to help butterflies and other pollinating insects thrive. Lake Katherine, in Palos Heights, received a $34,000 federal grant...
  • DNA tool helping biologists find elusive or invasive species

    DNA tool helping biologists find elusive or invasive species
    When salmon, salamanders or other aquatic animals poop or shed skin cells, they leave behind traces of their DNA in the water, like clues left behind at a crime scene. It's this evidence that Kit Paulsen is seeking as she wades into an urban creek east...
  • Volunteers fired up to help remove invasive species

    Volunteers fired up to help remove invasive species
    VALPARAISO – Though damp conditions made getting a fire started a challenge, eight volunteers helped fuel a bonfire at Meadowbrook Nature Preserve with autumn olive, bush honeysuckle and multi-floral rose, pretty-sounding plants that crowd out...
  • Researchers: Rising seas threaten rare Everglades plants

    Rising sea levels and invasive species increasingly threaten rare plants in Everglades National Park that have not yet recovered from damage caused by orchid collectors long ago or attempts to drain the swamps, according to a 10-year survey released...
  • Seminole Tribe's cattle operation protects Florida wildlife

    Seminole Tribe's cattle operation protects Florida wildlife
    As development eats away at Florida's untamed lands, wild animals have found an ally in the Seminole Tribe. The tribe's 36,000-acre cattle operation on the Brighton Reservation, north of Lake Okeechobee, is an important pathway for migrating wildlife...
  • Sign up with Eustis police for citizens academy

    Sign up with Eustis police for citizens academy
    The Eustis Police Department will host a nine-week citizens academy beginning March 4. The academy helps participants to become familiar with the police department's daily operations, better understanding of the procedures, guidelines, responsibilities,...