Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) is an increasingly invasive weed in our community. Native to central and western Europe, this fast-growing plant commonly invades sites such as parks, trails, roadsides, and streamsides. April is a great time to manage […]
Detecting, controlling, and eradicating invasive plants are topics captured in the Weeds category. Invaders affect wildlife and crop production. In some cases they pose health risks to people and animals.
National Invasive Species Awareness Week (February 27 -March 3, 2017) kicks off today! Events highlighting efforts to prevent or slow the spread of invasive species will take place across the country. Invasive weeds and pests are more than […]
Scotch broom is a wide-spread invasive weed in our community. You have probably noticed large stands of it along our rural roads and highways, in pastures and in forests. Now is a great time to start managing Scotch […]
Are you familiar with the invasive weed English ivy? You’ve probably seen it carpeting the ground in a natural area, or perhaps completely covering a wall, or possibly climbing high up a tree. Like many invasive plants, ivy […]