Western Morning News (UK), Sept. 23, 2015: A superbug has been imported to Britain and released in the hope of stopping the rampant spread of one of the biggest garden menaces - Japanese Knotweed.
Invasive Species Centre, Sept. 22, 2015: It's National Forest Week September 20 to 26, 2015. At one time, wildfires controlled Mountain Pine Beetle naturally, but modern fire suppression efforts have increased Mountain Pine Beetle spread. Learn all the facts on Mountain Pine Beetle.
Canada Free Press, Sept. 21, 2015, by Wes Porter: By a strange turn of fate, Canada’s Purple Pitcher Plant, Sarracenia purpurea, is assisting France in its battle the invasive and aggressive Asia hornet.
Labratory Equipment/Virginia Tech, Sept. 22, 2015: The rapid spread of a highly destructive invasive species that threatens tomato crops has prompted a Virginia Tech scientist to lead the charge in issuing a set of recommendations, including quarantine measures, designed to thwart the advance of the pest around the globe.
Portland Forecaster, Sept. 21, 2015 by Colin Ellis: PORTLAND — When the Department of Environmental Protection called for help, seventh-graders at King Middle School answered. The DEP asked a group of students at the school to build 35 submersible, remotely operated vehicles to investigate invasive species of aquatic plants.
Oregonlive.com/The Associated Press, Sept. 22, 2015, by BILLINGS, Mont. —The Interior Department said Tuesday that the greater sage grouse, a ground-dwelling bird whose vast range spans 11 Western states, does not need federal protections following a costly effort to reverse the species' decline without reshaping the region's economy.
Oregonlive.com, Sept. 21, 2015, by Kelly House: DREWSEY – The ranchers here gauge the status of Harney County's greater sage grouse population by sight.
Huffpost Alberta/The Canadian Press, Sept. 22, 2015: HIGH RIVER, Alta. — There's something fishy about the storm water ponds in a town in southern Alberta.
Cranbrook Daily Townsman, Aug. 26, 2015, by Barry Coulter: It may strike one as surreal, but in the midst of an on-going awareness campaign about invasive species and an on-going battle against them, some of these species are for sale to gardeners in the East Kootenay.
Capital Press, Sept. 3, 2015, by Eric Mortenson: USDA chief Tom Vilsack has announced a $211 million boost to the Sage Grouse Initiative. Oregon ranchers say greater sage grouse collaboration with federal agencies is paying off.