invasive species

Like a Bad Horror Flick, Alien Creatures Invade the U.S.

It reads like a bad 1960s horror film—alien creatures taking over the countryside and leaving devastation in their path. Giant snakes, flying fish, voracious rodents, and swarms of birds are …

Water Samples Positive for Asian Carp Environmental DNA in Lake Erie

State and federal officials have announced that six water samples from Lake Erie have tested positive for Asian carp environmental DNA (eDNA). The samples were among over 400 samples taken …

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Study: Asian carp could live in all five Great Lakes

If Asian carp invade the Great Lakes, the voracious fish could survive and spread throughout all five of the lakes, according to a new study by Canada’s Department of Fisheries and …

Spring flowers, by Wikipedia user Halpaugh.

In Defense of Wildflowers

NWF View By Larry J. Schweiger “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely …

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Revisiting the Ten Plagues: 10 Invasive Species That Plague America Today

One of the most memorable parts of the Passover Seder is the recounting of the ten plagues that befell Egypt. When I was little we sang silly songs about the …

USDA: Adult Kudzu Stink Bug, Photo by Joe Eger.

When Good Intentions Grow Bad: Bugs, Vines and Invasions

Kudzu, once hailed as a “miracle vine,” is now a thorn in the side of folks throughout the Southeast. Once used by American farmers as a means to stop soil …

Weekly News Roundup – April 6, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Growing Risk for Taxpayers and Wildlife April 4 – …

Preventing a Growing Risk

There is an old proverb that goes something like, “the road to hell is often paved with good intentions.” As America moves forward with important efforts to expand advanced bioenergy …

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No Pride for Lion Fish’s Ferocious Appetite

Asian carp are stealing valuable resources from native Great Lakes fish while Burmese pythons are destroying small mammal populations throughout the Florida Everglades. Similarly, lion fish are invading Atlantic reefs …

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New Bill Introduced to Fight Asian Carp in Minnesota

With all the attention Asian carp have gotten as they approach Lake Michigan through the Chicago canals, the other pathways to the Great Lakes have often been ignored.  However, the …

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