Category Archives: invasive species

How “Dry” to “Die”? – An Interesting look at Eurasian Watermilfoil Dessication and Viability

As if straight out of a Hollywood horror flick, a monster is chopped up into many pieces, only to come back at the end of the movie to warrant sequel after sequel of terror.  As many of you may know, invasive aquatic plants can embody this heinous trait in real life, making their way from water body to water body as pieces of their former selves. (more…)

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The Spring Lineup of Iowa’s 10 Most Invasive Threats

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Invasive plants and animals, many of them deliberately imported and without natural controls, continue to displace beneficial native species, degrading Iowa’s natural environment. With the early start to spring, many of these species have a leg up this year. So The Gazette asked a panel of experts to help us compile a list of Iowa’s 10 most-troublesome invasive species.

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Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Water Watch – Volume 1 Issue 2 (Fall 2011)

Information from the Fall 2011 meeting of the Gulf & South Atlantic Regional Panel (GSARP) on Aquatic Invasive Species.

Highlights include

  • AVM Threat Linked to Invasive Aquatic Plants
  • Why People Release their Pets into the Environment
  • Zebra Mussels in North Texas

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