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Invasive Species

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  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Women sue over bed bug infestation at Glendale motel

     
    Three women who allege they were bitten more than 100 times by bed bugs at a Glendale hotel will get their day in court, their attorney said....
  • Angeles National Forest trails update, post-Station fire

     
    A few of the most popular trails in the Angeles National Forest front country that were damaged by the 2009 Station fire may reopen by Memorial Day, according to acting forest supervisor Marty Dumpis at a recent event on the......
  • Veterinarian from Orlando takes you into Puerto Rico wilderness

     
                                                                                                                                                           Remember years ago, when a Burmese Python found dead with a gator inside its decomposing body in the...
  • Are wild horses native to the U.S.? A federal court seeks the answer

     
    Animal rights groups are pressing a case in federal court maintaining that wild horses roamed the West about 1.5 million years ago and didn't disappear until as recently as 7,600 years ago. More important, they say, a growing stockpile of......