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Invasive Species

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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Sally Jewell affirms Everglades `a high priority'

    ¬† 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...
  • April: National Invasive Plant, Pest and Disease Awareness Month

    April: National Invasive Plant, Pest and Disease Awareness Month
    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...
  • 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...
  • Notre Dame receives grant to fight invasive species

    Notre Dame receives grant to fight invasive species
    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. "By...
  • Fall is good time to tackle invasive plants

    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...
  • Fight is on to stave off invasive weed

    Fight is on to stave off invasive weed
    There's an invasion happening along Pacific Coast Highway between Brookhurst and Magnolia streets. They've come by the hundreds and more are on their way, slowly consuming Brookhurst Marsh and threatening the areas around it. It's the Sahara mustard, an...
  • Maryland chefs want to put snakeheads on the menu

    Maryland chefs want to put snakeheads on the menu
    Chef Chad Wells of Alewife restaurant tossed chunks of raw snakehead fish with cilantro and citrus to make something more ambitious than an $8 ceviche appetizer. It was an invasive-species eradication plan in a martini glass. Wells wants the Asian...
  • Boat believed to be Japanese tsunami debris washes ashore in Washington

    Boat believed to be Japanese tsunami debris washes ashore in Washington
    State and federal officials are inspecting a 20-foot fishing boat that washed ashore at Washington's Cape Disappointment State Park that appears to have originated in Japan, the Washington state Department of Ecology confirmed Friday. Reports began to...
  • The Dry Garden: Ornamental grasses, poetry in motion

     
    Ornamental grasses: A gardeners guide to selecting and placing meadow grasses, sedges and rushes as lyrical, low-water additions to a sustainable landscape....