User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-National
Category: Problems :: Invasive Species
Last updated: Jun 16 2018 15:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Oil pipeline's fans, foes gear up for emotional testimony over Enbridge's Line 3 16.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
With billboards, TV ads and mass mailings, the groups facing off over the Line 3 oil pipeline project in Minnesota are setting up for what could be a long, emotional fight, beginning with a key decision later this month at the Public Utilities Commission.
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Scientists target sex pheromones to control bloodsucking sea lamprey in Great Lakes 16.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
For years, researchers have been studying pheromones as a method of luring sea lamprey into traps or streams not suitable for spawning.
Minnesota muskies: Exciting catch or monster nuisance? 29.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The debate over muskie stocking in Minnesota shows no signs of slowing down.
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Some endangered frogs may be leaping back from extinction 17.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Some endangered frogs may be leaping back from extinction
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Treetop Quest brings a sky-high obstacle course with 19 zip-lines to West Fairmount Park 11.5.2018 Philly.com News
A new sky-high adventure park, Treetop Quest, brings 60 obstacles including nearly 20 zip-lines to West Fairmount Park.
Exotic pet trade linked to invasive fungus that's killing frogs globally 11.5.2018 Washington Post: World
A pandemic fungus emerged in the last century along with globalization, new research shows.
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In Green Lake, clearer water may be signs of trouble ahead 10.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Zebra mussels have made a lake known for water clarity even clearer. The long-term impact of the change is a lot murkier.
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Invasive rabbits have ravaged one of the most remote islands on the planet 10.5.2018 Washington Post: World
You can't get there from here, but the rabbits found a way and they've torn up the place.
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Berlin Puts Out a Contract on Invasive Crawfish 8.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Elvis sang a ballad about crawfish, and Louisiana has whole cookbooks about them. The German capital wants them eradicated, ideally by hungry Germans.
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Finding edible ingredients growing right in the backyard 8.5.2018 Philly.com News
The Wild Foodies of Philly host educational foraging meet-ups.
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Tenacious invasive tick survived winter in N.J. Agricultural experts are worried 23.4.2018 Philly.com News
The longhorned tick, which originates in East Asia, was first discovered in New Jersey in November after it was found to have infested an 12-year-old Icelandic sheep on a Hunterdon County farm. It has survived the harsh winter and officials it might be here permanently.
You can watch as Valley Forge burns 150 acres of meadow 11.4.2018 Philly.com News
Park officials plan to burn 150 acres as part of its plan to maintain its meadows and get rid of pesky invasive species. It has setup public viewing areas at Wayne's Woods, the National Memorial Arch, the Varnum's Picnic area and also the Von Steuben parking lot.
Saving the world one plant at a time in 'The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species' by Carlos Magdalena 6.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

“The tiny islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues, which sit in an otherwise empty stretch of the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar, share a notorious distinction in the world of conservation: home to at least 30 native plant species that have stopped reproducing in the wild, they are considered “islands...

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Friday's TV highlights: 'Vice' on HBO 6.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary
SERIES

VICE In the season premiere of the edgy news magazine series, actor Michael Kenneth Williams (“The Night Of”; “The Wire”) examines the juvenile justice system. 7:30 p.m. HBO

MacGyver The supervisor of a CIA operative (Amy Smart, reprising her guest role) dies mysteriously. Lucas Till, George...

Is Minnesota on the right track for clean water? 2.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Survey results show Minnesotans are positive about state's efforts to protect water. But given recent trends, that optimism may not be justified.
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5 things you should know about aquatic invasive species 2.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Our water quality and supply is being degraded by aquatic "bullies."
Emerald ash borer infestation has spread to Lyons 24.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
The emerald ash borer, an invasive and destructive tree pest that has ravaged forest across the Midwest and Canada, has been detected in Lyons.
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Decline in hunters threatens how U.S. pays for conservation 20.3.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The steady drop is expected to accelerate in coming years, threatening the much-lauded model through which the U.S. has paid for conservation.
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Firefighters rescue 8 puppies from a Colorado Springs storm drain 16.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado Springs firefighters rescued eight puppies and their mother from a storm drain Thursday afternoon.
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Remains found near Pikes Peak trail IDed as missing Colorado Springs woman 16.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Human remains found near a hiking trail on Pike's Peak have been identified as those of a missing Colorado Springs woman who is believed to have committed suicide, the Teller County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.
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