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Invasive Species

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  • 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...
  • Commentary: Shipley a tribute to community spirit

    Ten years ago, the future of Shipley Nature Center was threatened due to difficult economic times in the city of Huntington Beach. Faced with closure, a group of dedicated volunteers stepped forward to make sure that the gates of Shipley would remain open...
  • 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...
  • California's endangered arroyo toad gets habitat protection

     
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has finalized designation of 98,366 acres of critical habitat needed by the endangered arroyo toad to fulfill all of its complex life-cycle stages: flowing water, sandy banks and chaparral. The USFWS also designated 2,...
  • Brand X Files: Charlie Sheen, "Rock Star from Mars"

     
    Charlie Sheen's Today Show Hubris: Actor Charlie Sheen appeared on NBC's "Today Show" this morning. According to the interview, Sheen has two girlfriends he calls "The Goddesses", wants $3 million per episode to continue on the CBS comedy "Three and a...
  • EPA agrees to strengthen ship ballast rules

     
    The federal government has agreed to develop more stringent national regulations governing the discharge of ship ballast water, which has been a major source of troublesome invasive species in California and other states. Under a settlement filed...
  • 'Killer bees' attack San Diego County man

     
    A 40-year-old Alpine man was taken to a hospital after he was attacked by swarm of "killer bees," according to a report by KSWB-TV. The man suffered an allergic reaction after he was stung about 10 times while doing landscaping......