Business Vancouver, May 25, 2015, by Patrick Blennerhassett: As an arborist who’s been working in B.C. for the past quarter-century, Wyatt Sjodin is on the front lines of a changing environment.
Campbell River Mirror, May 26, 2015, by J.R. Rardon - A substantial swath of the community, from conservancy groups to social organizations to individual volunteers, has taken it upon themselves to sweep away the pervasive Scotch broom that is taking over large tracts of land in and around Campbell River.
Alberni Valley Times, May 20, 2015, by Kristi Dobson: A couple of local children had a surprise when they saw what they thought was a large rock on the road was actually something a lot more interesting.
Global News, May 20, 2015, by Karen Bartko: EDMONTON — With summer weather now here many Albertans will be itching to head out on the water, and the province is asking people to check their boats for an invasive species of mussels that has the power to drastically change Alberta’s lakes.
Bridge River Lillooet News, May 20, 2015, by Wendy Fraser: Community members met at Pineridge Road Monday, May 11 to discuss the common and spreading problem of Hoary Cress, also known as Whitetop, an invasive weed species of concern.
Press-Gazette Media, May 17, 2015, by Vijai Pandian (BLOG): For gardeners, weeds are their worst enemy, and invasive plants are their worst nightmare. Among 32 common invasive plants in Wisconsin, there is nothing comparable to the pernicious nature of garlic mustard and its effects on our woodland forests.
Victoria Times Colonist, May 17, 2015, by Jeff Bell: Himalayan blackberry, English ivy and Scotch broom were no match for a group of enthusiastic Cedar Hill Middle School students.
Herald & News, May 19, 2015: A new project in Malheur National Wildlife Refuge intends to turn today’s invasive fish into tomorrow’s organic fertilizer.
Great Lakes Echo, May 19, 2015, by Chris Symons: Compost box heroes, or the root of all ecological evil? Worms in Great Lakes forests are not what they seem.
24 Hours Vancouver, May 13, 2015, by Michael Mui: Three teams of B.C. conservation officers are training to roam the province looking for and decontaminating boats carrying the dreaded invasive zebra and quagga mussels.