RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Invasive Species

A collection of news and information related to Invasive Species published by this site and its partners.

Top Invasive Species Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • 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...
  • Volunteers burning to clear invasive species at Gary park

    Volunteers burning to clear invasive species at Gary park
    Tuesday’s humidity was less than ideal for a controlled burn at Marquette Park. “We were hoping for more wind. When the clouds moved in, it got more humid,” said Hobart environmentalist Sandy O’Brien, who organized the burn....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Still River beauty experienced in Walktober stroll

    Eastford Conservation Commission members Tom DeJohn and Ralph Yulo led more than 25 people on a Walktober stroll along the Still River on Oct. 18. The two shared their knowledge and passion about the land during the mile-long hike. Walktober is The...
  • Virginia starts new Service and Conservation Corps for public lands

    Virginia is launching a new Service and Conservation Corps designed to preserve and protect public lands and offer training and temporary employment, particularly to veterans and young adults. Corps crews will spend 10 months, from November through...