Wildlife Forever, Aug. 7, 2015, Brooklyn Center, MN – Wired2Fish, America’s leading fishing content guru joined forces with Wildlife Forever’s Clean Drain Dry Initiative to spread good conservation with prevention of invasive species.
Peace Arch News, Aug. 25, 2015, by Melissa Smalley: A South Surrey resident is raising the alarm over an invasive plant he recently discovered near his home.
Bonnyville Nouvelle, Aug 25, 2015, by Kristen Oelschlagel: As hay continues to be brought in from out of province, Manitoba farmers are being warned about the possible repercussions.
CBC News, Aug. 17, 2015: A universal DNA bar-coding project could lead to genetic early-warning systems that trigger an alert when invasive species like zebra mussels appear in an ecosystem.
OutDoorHub.com, Aug. 19, 2015 by Daniel Xu: Days after wildlife officials announced the discovery of Asian carp near Toronto, employees from Fisheries and Oceans Canada have already arrived at the scene and started electro-fishing for the invasive species.
Vernon Morning Star, Aug. 21, 2015: Those attending an invasive mussel inspection workshop this week got more than expected when a boat carrying the concerning molluscs showed up for an actual inspection and decontamination.
The Japan Times, Aug. 21, 2015: OSLO – Many of the world’s plants are turning “alien,” spread by people into new areas where they choke out native vegetation in a worsening trend that causes billions of dollars in damage, scientists said on Wednesday.
Horticulture Week, Aug. 20, 2015, by Elizabeth Henry: Published in the journal Nature, the study of the global exchange of alien plant species found that in total, 13,168 native plant species - or 3.9 per cent of the world's plant population - have not only found their way to new climates but become naturalised there.
Medican Hat News, Aug. 14, 2015 by Alex McCuaig: No news about finding zebra and quagga mussels in Alberta waterways is the best news as the province and irrigators continue to partner to keep the invasive species out of rivers and lakes.
Globe and Mail, Aug. 16, 2015: As much of Western Canada faces worsening drought, the region’s forests are drying out – and as the trees dehydrate, they make sounds that attract the kinds of insects that can then kill them off, says a scientist who has studied the phenomenon.