| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park is Laguna's frontyard. That's what people see when they head into town on Laguna Canyon Road.
Locals can take pride in the preservation of the 7,000 acres of wilderness they helped preserve, one of the gems of the South...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:18 PM
I hear a new bug that eats kudzu is coming to Maryland. Isn't that a good thing, since kudzu is an invasive plant?
Kudzu bug was found on kudzu in three Maryland counties; unfortunately it won't stay there. This dark, quarter-inch, squarish bug also...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:13 PM
When it comes to Aliso Creek, Tex Haines often looks below the water's surface.
Haines, 61, who remembers coming to Aliso Beach Park when he was 6, is concerned about the amount of sand that workers shovel into the ocean to open up the creek's...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:48 PM
At the Shedd Aquarium these days, there's almost as much touching going on as at a massage therapist's spa or an Apple store.
Last month, the marine animal showcase by the lake introduced Stingray Touch, a place for warm-weather visitors to pet de-...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:10 AM
It's been called by one bitter antagonist possibly "the worst alien invader the USA has ever encountered. The invasions are widespread and the damage reports are coming in from all our states."
A Westport victim warns that it "spread like wildfire......
| Jan 26, 2013
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.
| May 1, 2013
| 11:48 AM
She came, she saw, she toured by airboat, and she reaffirmed that the Obama administration remains committed “to the people of Florida to make the Everglades restoration a high priority.”
Sally Jewell, less than three weeks into her job...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:21 AM
April is National Invasive Plant, Pest and Disease Awareness Month and the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) urges residents to help stop the threat that invasive plant pests pose to the state’s agricultural and...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 4:15 PM
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...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:11 AM
Notre Dame is getting involved in the fight to protect the Great Lakes.
The university has received a $599,931 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to develop technology for early detection of invasive species in the Great Lakes.
| Oct 24, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Are invasive plants invasive in their native country? I have to tackle the porcelain berry vines growing up my trees. Is fall a good time to do this?
Most alien invasive plants are already aggressive plants before they get here, with many strategies...