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  • Volunteers Invited To Help Pull Invasive Plants From Hockanum River On Saturday

    EAST HARTFORD — The East Hartford Hockanum River Watershed Council is taking over efforts to remove water chestnut, an invasive plant, from the Hockanum River on Saturday morning. Residents are invited to take part in the event, which will begin at...
  • Is America's wild horse an invasive species, or a reintroduced native?

    Pleistocene, shmeistocene. To lovers of North America’s wild horses, the mustangs’ link to their Ice Age relatives is far more important than their descent from introduced, domesticated horses. The fans of today’s wild horses are...
  • Report proposes engineering marvel to stop Asian carp

     Report proposes engineering marvel to stop Asian carp
    Blocking Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes could require an engineering marvel that rivals the reversal of the Chicago River more than a century ago, according to a new federal study that promises to reignite a fierce debate about the region's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kudzu bug moves into Maryland

    Kudzu bug moves into Maryland
    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...
  • Our Laguna: Preserving wilderness is ongoing battle

    Our Laguna: Preserving wilderness is ongoing battle
    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...
  • Dredging up solutions for Aliso Creek

    Dredging up solutions for Aliso Creek
    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...
  • State clears swaths of roadside vegetation in fight against invasive species

    State clears swaths of roadside vegetation in fight against invasive species
    Large swaths of open space along highways across the state have gone from green to brown recently, and, State Highway Administration officials say, it's all to help out the environment. After years of unchecked vegetative growth under a tight...
  • 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...
  • Clark Magnet High School students fly high in forest study

    Clark Magnet High School students fly high in forest study
    Through a happy accident involving a pair of high-attitude balloons, Clark Magnet High School students have detailed images of the mountains charred by the 2009 Station Fire, allowing them to study how well the area is recovering. The group, working...