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"Everyone knows succulents are great for container gardens," says Jeff Karsner, president of the Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society. "We figure it's time for the public to advance its plant palette beyond the usual offerings." This weekend, the...
Tags: Nature, Water Restrictions
Times Staff WriterIf you bought a salmon filet in the supermarket recently or ordered one in a restaurant, chances are it was born in a plastic tray here, or a place just like it. Instead of streaking through the ocean or leaping up rocky streams, it spent three years...
Times Staff WriterSouthern California's environment is fast approaching the tipping point as an onslaught of foreign plants overwhelms efforts to protect the region's natural landscape. In Los Angeles County, authorities warn that nonnative plants, including pampas grass,...
Tags: Agriculture, Nature, Ecosystems, Death, Salt
Channel 2 NewsInvasive plants have closed a lake at a state recreation area near Nikiski to planes and boats for the summer, with state and federal workers planning to contain the infestation in its waters. The state Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation says...
With Memorial Day weekend upon us, more and more people will be heading into the great outdoors to enjoy warmer weather and sunshine, and to get away from it all. Please remember to leave wildlife alone. On Monday, the Pennsylvania Game Commission...
If you watched this past Saturday's season finale of "SNL," one headline on the "Weekend Update" segment (with returning special guest Amy Poehler) may have caught your attention. "A sushi chef in Connecticut is planning to use cicadas this summer in...
Star TribuneThree truck drivers who hauled barges to the St. Croix River with zebra mussels attached will be issued civil citations of $500 each, a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources spokesman said Tuesday. Meanwhile, eight barges where the invasive...
Tags: Mussels, Crime, Law and Justice
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A decades-old effort to nurse the battered Great Lakes to health has made progress toward reducing toxic pollution and slamming the door on invasive species, but the freshwater seas continue to face serious threats, a U....
Nevada, Mo. – Biologists have found zebra mussels in a lake at the Schell-Osage Conservation Area, which is in Vernon and St. Clair counties in west central Missouri. Zebra mussels are an invasive species from Eurasia that can cause ecological and...
The Free Press, Mankato, Minn.When Molly Tranel Nelson was watching crews cut down large trees, buckthorn and other shrubs from an area of Sakatah State Park last winter, an elderly man stopped by to talk. "He said he remembered when his father grazed cattle on the land before it...
Watertown Daily Times, N.Y.Seriously, who brought the zebra mussels? With summer fast approaching, tourists, anglers, boaters and other outdoor enthusiasts aren't the only ones hoping to take advantage of the north country's famed waterways. Some invasive species have also set...
Tags: Tourism and Leisure, Mussels, Travel, Water Supply, Business
The first year, the invasive species garlic mustard looks like a violet, says Jacqueline Pilette, wetlands specialist with the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians. The next year, however, the biannual invasive plants shoots up, flowers and...
Tags: Cheese Corn, Salt, Cabbage, Cheese, Fava Beans
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