By David Dishneau, The Associated Press, MONKTON, Md. — As an algae with a gross nickname invades pristine trout streams across the U.S., Maryland, is about to become the first state to enforce a ban on a type of footgear the organism uses to hitchhike from stream to stream: felt-soled fishing boots.
By Susan Hollis, Pique Newsmagazine, Public consultation on invasive species to run until March 7 for residents of Areas B and D of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District. Sea to Sky residents are being asked to comment on invasive species as part of a multi-agency plan to deal with the issue.
By Janika Thur, Lillooet News, There are aliens among us and they have not come from outer space. Instead these aliens have come from other regions of the province by means of hitching rides on vehicles or even being part of a wildflower seed packet.
By Todd Major, Northshore News, We love our plants, but perhaps we do not love all plants equally, and non-native plants have become the beasts of our burden.
Whistler Question, Members of the public are being asked for input into a new provincial government plan to manage invasive plant species in the area that includes Whistler and Pemberton.
University of Windsor, ON, A University of Windsor ecologist will lead a $6.5 million network of some of the nation's top scientists, all devoted to finding solutions to solve the growing problem of aquatic invasive species in Canada's rivers, lakes and coastal waters.
Lawrence, KS, PRWEB, This week during its 51st annual meeting in Portland, Oregon, the Weed Science Society of America(WSSA) honored nearly two dozen individuals from academia, government and private industry for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science.
The Nelson Daily, There is a species of aquatic invasive plant that may be putting Slocan Lake and Kootenay Lake’s ecosystem at risk.
By Candus Thompson, Vancouver Sun, BALTIMORE - Hardy, adaptable and prolific. We should all be so lucky. Instead, we are left to curse those traits in northern snakeheads, the toothy aliens that appeared by the hundreds in a tiny Crofton, Md., pond in 2002, touched off a national media frenzy and now have made themselves comfortable in the Potomac River.
By Carole Rooney, 100 Mile Free Press, The Cariboo Regional District (CRD) will send a letter of support to assist the Cariboo Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) in its effort to access grant funding.