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Invasive Species

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  • 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....
  • Dame's rocket threatens landscapes, and why we should care

     
    This is a guest article on one of the many invasive plant species that attack our native species by crowding them out and forming unhealthy monocultures: By Steven Apfelbaum Dame’s rocket has escaped from gardens and is rapidly invading the...
  • Natural Resource and Conservation Workshops in June

     
    Penn State Extension is teaming up with the Wildlands Conservancy and Lehigh County Conservation District to offer a series of workshops this month. These workshops are open to the public and there is no fee to attend. Call Maureen Ruhe......
  • Habitat work underway on Pa. State Game Lands

     
    Jerry Feaser of the Pennsylvanai Game Commission reports the following: As Pennsylvania hunters and trappers begin purchasing their 2011-12 licenses (as of Monday, June 11), Pennsylvania Game Commission teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover...
  • HealthKey resources on bedbugs

  • Fashion infestation: Bedbugs are so hot right now

     
    This whole New York City bedbug thing seems to have legs, and the little critters are cropping up all over the pop-culture landscape these days -- most recently in an episode of HBO's "Bored to Death." Before that, they invaded......
  • Monster Mash: Trial ends for ex-Getty curator Marion True; Lincoln Center suffers bedbug outbreak

     
    Legal saga: The trial of former Getty Museum antiquities curator Marion True ended Wednesday in Rome when judges ruled that the statute of limitations had expired on criminal charges that she had conspired to traffic in looted art. (Los Angeles......
  • Monster Mash: Lincoln Center's bedbug problem worsens, court rules in favor of Boston's Museum of Fine Arts

     
    Creepy crawly: Bedbugs at Lincoln Center have also been found at the Metropolitan Opera, in addition to the David H. Koch Theater. (My Fox New York) Case closed: A court in Boston has ruled that the Museum of Fine Arts......
  • 21 animals surrendered on Gatorland’s Pet Amnesty Day

     
    Gatorland's Pet Amnesty  Day resulted in 21 exotic animals being turned into authorities of the Florida Wildlife Commission. The non-native species roll call included ball pythons, iguanas and turtles. Many animals were placed with approved adopters on...
  • Wanted: the red palm weevil, tree killer

     
    The red palm weevil, an insect widely considered to be the biggest threat to palm trees worldwide, has been discovered in Laguna Beach — the first time the Southeast Asian pest has been detected in the United States. The discovery......
  • Elmhurst Allergist Reports Patients With Bedbugs

     
    BEDBUGS MAY HITCH ALONG ON “NEW TO YOU” ITEMS Used clothes and furniture are potential “hot beds” for the blood-sucking pests Think twice before combing …...