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Invasive Species

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Natural Perspectives: Conservation Corps descends on Bolsa Chica

    The Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve has had a stroke of good luck. A crew from the Orange County Conservation Corps has come to work with the Bolsa Chica Conservancy and the California Department of Fish and Game to improve habitat for wildlife. They...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Garden Q&A: Some invasive species can be controlled

    Garden Q&A: Some invasive species can be controlled
    My mother's landscape is full of pachysandra and periwinkle ground cover, both of which are on invasive species lists. Do I need to pull all of it out this spring? These two are different from most non-native invasive plants. Yes, these popular...
  • UM barge to help fight invasive species

    The first step in stopping invasive species from hitching a ride into the Chesapeake Bay aboard cargo ships is determining how to make massive ballast tanks an inhospitable environment. Maryland scientists hope they will find the answer aboard a new $2.7...
  • Celebrity Snakehead Dinner to benefit Oyster Recovery Partnership

    Celebrity Snakehead Dinner to benefit Oyster Recovery Partnership
    Author, chef and National Geographic Fellow Barton Seaver joins eight chefs from Maryland and D.C. for this invasive species dinner benefiting the Oyster Recovery Partnership. Chefs include Baltimore's Spike Gjerde (Woodberry Kitchen) and Chad Wells...
  • Maryland has become ground zero for a new invasive species threat, wavyleaf basketgrass

    After a recent hike through Patapsco Valley State Park, Baltimore teacher Greg Schnitzlein's jaw dropped as he watched his two dogs emerge from the woods looking, as he says, like Chia Pets, every inch of their fur slathered in sproutlike seeds....
  • Acre by acre, scientists work to rid Md. of nutria

    Acre by acre, scientists work to rid Md. of nutria
    — Judas 760 knew just where to swim last fall after federal trappers set him free: back to his home in the marshes of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, where other nutria lived. But true to his name, Judas betrayed members of his colony by...