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Invasive Species

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  • The Dry Garden: Ornamental grasses, poetry in motion

     
    Ornamental grasses: A gardeners guide to selecting and placing meadow grasses, sedges and rushes as lyrical, low-water additions to a sustainable landscape.
  • Southwestern pond turtle shows signs of a comeback

     
    Modern life has been tough on the southwestern pond turtles that once were populous in the coastal part of San Diego County. Development ravaged the turtle's natural habitat. Then came the rise of invasive species that challenged the turtles for...

    Warmer temperatures to expand California exotic grass populations

     
    California grasses: Warmer temperatures in California could lead to a substantial statewide expansion of exotic grass populations, according to a new study that cataloged over 400 native and exotic grasses in the state.

    Officials intercept destructive beetle on Costa Rica pineapples

     
    U.S. customs officials Friday said an inspection of a shipment of pineapples from Costa Rica uncovered a hitchhiker =– a destructive wood-boring beetle. The recent find of the live cerambycidae -– a type of long-horned beetle -- at the Los...

    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...