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Invasive Species

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  • People are invasive species number one

    People are invasive species number one
    I am compelled to respond to George Fenwick's commentary ("The destructive invasive species purring on your lap," Feb. 26). He cites recent studies suggesting very high bird and mammal deaths due to outdoor cats. He then goes on to propose a Draconian...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Don't buy trouble along with bargains

    Don't buy trouble along with bargains
    Thrifty shoppers have questions. Answer Angel has ... you guessed it. Dear Answer Angel: I know this is going to sound strange, but here goes. I keep reading all the time about bedbugs, how nasty they are and how you can carry them home from almost any...
  • Don't let the bedbugs bite

    Don't let the bedbugs bite
    Bed bugs have been invading metro areas across the country and this region isn't immune. On the Peninsula, hotel chains, private residences and at least one apartment building have had recent reports of the pests which are about the size of an apple...
  • Baltimore City Health Department's bedbug information

  • MedlinePlus: Bedbugs

  • Be careful fighting bedbugs, Florida officials say

    Be careful fighting bedbugs, Florida officials say
    People and their pets have been hurt when they misused pesticides and chemical bombs trying to combat pesky bedbugs that are making a comeback in the nation's hotels, institutions and bedrooms, Florida officials said Tuesday. "People get desperate when...
  • Coping with bedbug infestations

    Coping with bedbug infestations
    There's just no denying it any more. Itchy, gross bedbugs are back in the United States, and their rapid spread has many thinking an epidemic is well underway. Residents of New York, Chicago, the Midwest, Alaska and elsewhere are currently coping with...
  • Resurgence of an age-old pest is driving Chicago buggy

    Resurgence of an age-old pest is driving Chicago buggy
    Dana Strong lies awake every night wondering if bedbugs are crawling up her bed and onto her sheets. She scratches imaginary bites and tosses and turns on her new mattress, which has a plastic cover to keep out the bloodsucking parasites. "It's horrible,...