Invasive Species Like Starlings Cost U.S. Billions – Fox News Interview

Starling Free Digital Images Starlings and other invasive exotic species can be more than just an annoyance.  They out-compete native wildlife, cause significant agricultural damage, threaten public safety and ultimately have an enormous economic impact.  We currently spend $100 billion a year to control the 7,000 or so invasive exotic species in the United States.

Below is a clip of my appearance on Fox News this morning talking with Bill Hemmer about starlings and the problems with invasive exotics.  

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