| Jan 3, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Invasive Japanese Knotweed While weeds and pests in the garden can be frustrating and time consuming, invasive species can wreak havoc on natural ecosystems. Invasive plants are non-native and once introduced into a new environment, outcompete native...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 1:42 PM
There's an invasion happening along Pacific Coast Highway between Brookhurst and Magnolia streets. They've come by the hundreds and more are on their way, slowly consuming Brookhurst Marsh and threatening the areas around it.
It's the Sahara mustard, an...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:25 AM
One Saturday a month, participants in the Emmet Conservation District’s master naturalist program can spend the day learning about conservation, raptors, dune ecology, invasive species and more.
The program is a seven-class series designed to teach...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 11:00 AM
George Fenwick's article on cats as an invasive species ("House cats: The destructive invasive species purring on your lap" Feb. 26) was filled with misinformation. It is easy to blame cats for environmental degradation; it is far more difficult to...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I am compelled to respond to George Fenwick's commentary ("The destructive invasive species purring on your lap," Feb. 26). He cites recent studies suggesting very high bird and mammal deaths due to outdoor cats. He then goes on to propose a Draconian...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 12:10 AM
What is the deal with all of the salt cedars lining the banks of irrigation canals? I understand they consume a lot of water and that they deposit of lot of salt too. Are the ones we see around the Valley considered the invasive species? – Thirsty,...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 8:11 AM
There is an invasive species in the United States responsible for the deaths of an estimated 14.7 billion birds and mammals each year. If that's not shocking enough, consider this: There's a good chance that one of these invaders is living in your house....
| Jan 21, 2013
| 7:54 PM
The Alaska Marine Science Symposium opened in Downtown Anchorage Monday, with a keynote speech on the topic of marine debris.
The five-day symposium at the Hotel Captain Cook brings together more than 1,000 marine scientists and resource managers from...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:33 AM
This is the first article in a two-part series investigating road blocks researchers encounter when trying to study avian botulism.
The stats read like some sort of apocalypse.
Since 2000, many more than 100,000 birds have died from avian botulism....
| May 29, 2013
| 7:10 AM
It's been called by one bitter antagonist possibly "the worst alien invader the USA has ever encountered. The invasions are widespread and the damage reports are coming in from all our states."
A Westport victim warns that it "spread like wildfire......
| May 22, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Invasive 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...