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Invasive Species

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  • Gully project to restore landscape, remove some birds

    NEWPORT BEACH — A city project to control erosion along Lower Buck Gully will also restore the area's natural landscape and remove threatening birds that lay eggs in other birds' nests, according to a California Coastal Commission staff report....
  • Plants fight it out on ranch

    Irvine Ranch and UC Irvine researchers are undergoing a project that examines the ranch's native plant communities and its potentially threatening, non-native plant species. The research project is the first launched that's part of a five-year, $1-...
  • Land Trust releases restoration plan

    Land Trust releases restoration plan
    The Bolsa Chica Land Trust has unveiled an ambitious plan for the restoration of the lower bench of the Bolsa Chica mesa, one that officials hope could work as a model for natural habitat restoration statewide. The Trust entered into an agreement in...
  • 'Speaking of' … arenas, rail charities, politicians and more

    So much to talk about. So little space. We'll do this edition of the Friday Files in rapid-fire fashion, somehow managing to connect the NBA All-Star game to killer bees. With an NBA strike looming, Orlando is now worried it won't get to host the 2012...
  • Asian carp netted in Garfield Park lagoon

    Asian carp netted in Garfield Park lagoon
    The search for Asian carp this summer will head to fishing ponds and fish markets in the Chicago area. The Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee made the announcement Thursday at Garfield Park Lagoon in Chicago where fisheries biologists netted...
  • Dame's rocket: Abundant seed producer invading landscapes

    Dame's rocket: Abundant seed producer invading landscapes
    By Steven Apfelbaum Dame’s rocket has escaped from gardens and is rapidly invading the surrounding landscapes. Left unchecked, this beautiful, yet lethal plant will wreak havoc on the natural environment, threatening the survival of native plants...
  • Out-of-control seaweed focus of local student's study

    Out-of-control seaweed focus of local student's study
    The fishing isn't what it used to be at one local lake, and a Saint Mary's student and professor are looking to change that. When Willard Peters throws his line out at Lake Bruce in Fulton County, he would like to catch something. "Maybe I am not a...
  • Invasive plants: Use native species instead of invasives to protect environment

    Invasive plants: Use native species instead of invasives to protect environment
    Jan Newton, educational coordinator for the John Clayton Chapter, Virginia Native Plant Society ... www.claytonvnps.org ... suggests native plant alternatives to these non-native invasives: Non-native Invasives: Mimosa tree or silk tree (Albizia...
  • U.S Department of Agriculture: Spokesman discusses regulations and inspections for invasive pests and plant problems

    U.S Department of Agriculture: Spokesman discusses regulations and inspections for invasive pests and plant problems
    Here's a Q&A with the USDA relating to invasive pests and plants arriving via vessels at ports along the East Coast, including Virginia: Is Made in America even more crucial these days, when it comes to lumber and products made and grown here, in light...
  • Invasive plants and pests: USDA lists websites to learn about giant African snail, citrus and flowers

    Invasive plants and pests: USDA lists websites to learn about giant African snail, citrus and flowers
    The USDA offers more ways to learn about invasive plants and pests: Information about Virginia logging industry: http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/marketing/pdf/woodsproducts.pdf We don’t keep track of import/export data, but this seems to be an...
  • Invasive Plants Clog Bayous

    Invasive Plants Clog Bayous
    Miles and miles of bayous are clogged by an invasive plant, and the problem is worse this summer. Vanessa Bolano shows you what's happening in Terrebonne Parish. “It's bad it's real bad,” says Bobby Breaux. Breaux owns Bob’s Bayou...