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Invasive Species

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  • Watchdog Group Calls For State Invasive Species Strategy

    Watchdog Group Calls For State Invasive Species Strategy
    HARTFORD — The biggest ecological threat to Connecticut's native habitats comes from invasive species of plants and animals, and the state already has a plan for dealing with alien creatures that infest our lakes, ponds, streams and rivers. The...
  • State Watchdog Group Urges Planning for Land-based Invasive Species

    State Watchdog Group Urges Planning for Land-based Invasive Species
    HARTFORD – The biggest ecological threat to Connecticut’s native habitats comes from invasive species of plants and animals, and the state already has a plan for dealing with alien creatures that infest our lakes, ponds, streams and rivers....
  • Southington To Thin Trees, Remove Invasive Species In Crescent Lake Park

    SOUTHINGTON — The town's rugged 221-acre Crescent Lake Park, its woods untended for decades and thick with invasive plants, is getting an environmental tuneup next year, the result of a management plan and the hiring of a forester to oversee the...
  • Stony Run cleanup honors stream's late champion

    Stony Run cleanup honors stream's late champion
    It was Sunday afternoon, not Monday morning, when Dr. Michael Beer usually went to the river, but no matter: The work to stop invasive plants from gaining a stranglehold on the trees along Stony Run continued. About 30 volunteers gathered at the North...
  • Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life

    Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life
    When European buckthorn and other nonnative invasive plants were removed from Forest Park in Lake Forest this spring, people driving along Deerpath Road or walking on the park's lawn could see Lake Michigan. The view had been obscured for many years as...
  • Home-garden news for Sept. 25: Volunteers sought for Virginia's natural resource effort

    Stewardship Virginia, a statewide campaign to encourage and recognize volunteer activities with a tangible impact on Virginia's natural resources, continues this year with events across the state. The campaign's fall activities run through Oct. 31, a...
  • Pennsylvania going buggy over insect found in eastern Berks County

    Pennsylvania going buggy over insect found in eastern Berks County
    Kari Skrip can't help feeling a bit bugged these days. Not far from Clover Hill Vineyards & Winery is an insect that likes nothing more than to attack fruit-bearing trees and plants like the grape vines her family grows in Breinigsville. It's called...
  • Drainage project may patch massive pit in resident's yard

    Drainage project may patch massive pit in resident's yard
    Before Buddy Cox moved back into his childhood home 10 years ago, he didn't think much about the hole along his property line. The homes along Mesa Drive are unlike many residences elsewhere in Newport Beach. Residents driving home in the Bayview...
  • Volunteers work to bring back native plants

    Volunteers work to bring back native plants
    About 50 volunteers recently gathered to help re-establish native prairie plants in the 960-acre southwest suburban Orland Grassland forest preserve. "People feel like they're getting so connected when they use their own hands, take the seed and...
  • The ugly truth about purple loosestrife

    The ugly truth about purple loosestrife
    Over the summer, I saw a pretty plant with purple flowers growing along the expressway and would like to get it for my garden. It appears to be a tough plant. What is this and where can I find it? I have not seen any plants like it at the garden centers...
  • Orange requirements for hunters change with the seasons

    Orange requirements for hunters change with the seasons
    Muzzleloader season opened Saturday, so everyone going out in the woods needs to be aware of the fluorescent-orange requirements even if they are archery hunting. Muzzleloader bear and antlerless-only deer season runs through this Saturday, and there is...