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Invasive Species

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  • Dismal Swamp: $25 million up in smoke

    Dismal Swamp: $25 million up in smoke
    SUFFOLK — The federal government has spent $25 million fighting fires in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge during the last three years. The tab, combined with poor air quality felt as far away as Washington, D.C., has the U.S. Fish...
  • Corona del Mar Today: A progress report on Buck Gully project

    An erosion project in Lower Buck Gully is well underway as crews continue to place metal cages on the ground, filling them with rocks brought from a Corona quarry. The project began last month and should be complete sometime next summer, city officials...
  • Colorful invasive vine is 'Bittersweet'

    I saw this vine growing in my trees when its leaves turned bright yellow. Now it has pretty orange berries but it's strangling my trees! I'm afraid its weight will pull them down in a blizzard. It's the very devil to remove — I hacked away with a...
  • Students help damaged forest

    Students help damaged forest
    The Wildwood Picnic Area, located about five miles into the Angeles National Forest along Big Tujunga Canyon Road, is starting to look like its old self again. A dozen freshly painted picnic benches are neatly positioned in the shade, and thick green...
  • Water District Implements Emergency Plan

    Water District Implements Emergency Plan
    Even with the storms that moved through North Texas last week, we are still dealing with a severe drought. "We need to be conscious and aware of our water use," said Denise Hickey of the North Texas Municipal Water District. Water levels are...
  • Briefly In Education

    El Morro exceeds Jog-a-Thon goal On April 15, El Morro Elementary School students got to taste the fruit of their accomplishments with free ice cream in honor of raising $50,000 with their annual Jog-a-Thon. An ice cream truck came to the school...
  • Millions of Great Lakes fish killed in power plant intakes

    Millions of Great Lakes fish killed in power plant intakes
    Despite decades of efforts to restore and protect the Great Lakes, dozens of old power plants still are allowed to kill hundreds of millions of fish each year by sucking in massive amounts of water to cool their equipment. Records obtained by the Tribune...
  • Killer Bees on the attack

    Killer Bees on the attack
    NORTHEAST GLENDALE — After two losses each by one run in prior meetings, Foothill Killer Bees Coach Jason Georges prepared and looked forward to his team's third contest with the Jewel City Arnols Angels. The stakes were higher this time around...
  • On the Spot: A bedbug-free hotel stay in New York City

    On the Spot: A bedbug-free hotel stay in New York City
    Question: We are planning a trip to New York City next summer. Is there a list of bedbug-free hotels? How can we protect ourselves? S. Penza, Camarillo Answer: Bedbugs have become such an issue that several websites have sprung up to help travelers...
  • Database: Florida bedbug violations

    Database: Florida bedbug violations
  • 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...