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Invasive Species News ItemsMississippi Tries to Control 'Popcorn' Tree Population - U.S. News & World Report9/22/2017 10:22:17 PM
WJTV Mississippi Tries to Control 'Popcorn' Tree Population U.S. News & World Report Mississippi Tries to Control 'Popcorn' Tree Population. The Mississippi Forestry Commission is trying to control the population of an invasive species of trees that damage the native ecosystem. Sept. 22, 2017, at 2:10 p.m.. Mississippi Tries to Control ... Help the Mississippi Forestry Commission spot invasive trees WJTV all 3 news articles »
Lake Michigan Itself Is the Greatest Asian Carp Deterrent - Discover Magazine (blog)9/22/2017 4:34:33 PM
Discover Magazine (blog) Lake Michigan Itself Is the Greatest Asian Carp Deterrent Discover Magazine (blog) “What we have in the Chicago area waterway system is essentially an invasive species superhighway. It's a continuous connection between the Great Lakes Basin and the Mississippi River Basin.” The goal of conservationists is to put a roadblock on that ...
How a 3-Ton Mess of Dead Pigs Transformed This Landscape - National Geographic9/22/2017 2:24:00 PM
National Geographic How a 3-Ton Mess of Dead Pigs Transformed This Landscape National Geographic The unusual ecological experiment took place in Mississippi , and the scientists were awed by the results—especially the rivers of maggots. By Christie Wilcox. PUBLISHED September 22, 2017. In nature, mass mortality sometimes happens. ... “Will they ...
Alternate Solution Proposed to Army Corps' Great Lakes Invasive Species Plan - WUWM9/21/2017 5:27:29 PM
WUWM Alternate Solution Proposed to Army Corps' Great Lakes Invasive Species Plan WUWM Congress ordered the Army Corps of Engineers to find a way to prevent aquatic invasive species from passing from the Mississippi River to the Great Lakes Basin, and the reverse. For years, officials have feared that Asian carp would make their way from ... and more »
If you see these trees, report them to the Mississippi authorities - The Sun Herald9/21/2017 1:06:50 AM
The Sun Herald If you see these trees, report them to the Mississippi authorities The Sun Herald Popcorn trees, also known as Chinese tallow trees, or Triadica sebifera, are an invasive species in Mississippi and many other Southern states, from Texas to the Carolinas. In fact, the trees were imported decades ago from eastern Asia. Now, the ...
Harmless looking trees have damaging, deadly impact on state - WDAM-TV9/20/2017 2:32:40 PM
Harmless looking trees have damaging, deadly impact on state WDAM-TV MISSISSIPPI (WDAM) -. A harmless looking tree is wrecking Mississippi eco-systems, and the Mississippi Forestry Commission is trying to stop the invasive species from spreading any further in the state. MFC and Plan-It Geo recently launched a new ...
Keeping invasive fish species out of the Great Lakes will be expensive - Michigan Radio9/15/2017 5:55:56 AM
Michigan Radio Keeping invasive fish species out of the Great Lakes will be expensive Michigan Radio “We're still going to need a two way solution that also prevents Great Lakes invasive species from going the other way,” Youngedyke said. In other words, a way to prevent invasive species from getting from Lake Michigan into the Mississippi River system. and more »
Greenspace: Changes to Mississippi River dam may block Asian ... - Post-Bulletin9/5/2017 10:07:23 AM
Post-Bulletin Greenspace: Changes to Mississippi River dam may block Asian ... Post-Bulletin The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently made operational changes to a Mississippi River dam to control the spread of an invasive species. and more »
Corps Of Engineers Takes Proactive Approach To Stop Asian Carp In Mississippi River - Wisconsin Public Radio News8/30/2017 8:02:40 PM
Wisconsin Public Radio News Corps Of Engineers Takes Proactive Approach To Stop Asian Carp In Mississippi River Wisconsin Public Radio News Previous methods for operating spillway gates at Lock and Dam 8 in Genoa created variations in the flow of water through the dam, allowing the invasive species to swim through places with a slower current. Nan Bischoff, project manager for USACE's St. In effort to stop Asian carp, Army Corps adjusts water flow at Mississippi lock near Iowa border Minneapolis Star Tribune Army Corps adjusts Genoa dam to slow spread of invasive carp La Crosse Tribune Mississippi River Dam Operations Changed To Deter Invasive Fish CBS Minnesota / WCCO Minnesota Public Radio News all 12 news articles »
Native Species News ItemsThousands of sturgeon moved from Genoa Fish Hatchery to Missouri - WXOW.com9/14/2017 6:23:00 PM
WXOW.com Thousands of sturgeon moved from Genoa Fish Hatchery to Missouri WXOW.com They are native species to the Mississippi River and play an essential part of the ecosystem by cleaning up the riverbeds and feeding on invasive species like zebra mussels. "They really impact our freshwater mussel populations by using them as ...
How do hurricanes affect birds? - Mother Nature Network9/11/2017 1:56:33 PM
Mother Nature Network How do hurricanes affect birds? Mother Nature Network That's because two of the most powerful and devastating storms ever recorded have impacted the birds' eastern flyway, the path that takes them through Florida, and their central flyway through Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. The effects of ...
Mike Bleech: Latest Lake Erie invader more evidence its time for a ban - GoErie.com9/10/2017 3:03:03 AM
Mike Bleech: Latest Lake Erie invader more evidence its time for a ban GoErie.com The third thing that went wrong was when grass carp made their way from the Mississippi River watershed into the Great Lakes. Petty bickering did ... Most notably, they replace native species that are needed by other species as food, cover and other ...
Butterfly pollinator area planned for Meadow Valley Park - Morton Times-News9/4/2017 9:45:29 PM
Morton Times-News Butterfly pollinator area planned for Meadow Valley Park Morton Times-News During her childhood in southern Mississippi , Sarah Hostetler of Washington used to watch multitudes of monarch butterflies traveling through their migration corridor on their way to their winter homes in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Hundreds of ... and more »
Lock and dam changes aimed at stopping invasive carp - Mankato Free Press8/31/2017 7:01:29 PM
Mankato Free Press Lock and dam changes aimed at stopping invasive carp Mankato Free Press The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has adjusted the flow of water through a Mississippi River lock and dam in southeastern Minnesota in an effort to slow the spread of invasive carp, which have been discovered as far north as Redwood Falls in the ...
Be especially watchful for brown widow spiders - The Sun Herald8/26/2017 6:07:50 PM
The Sun Herald Be especially watchful for brown widow spiders The Sun Herald There are three widow spiders here in Mississippi : The Southern black widow, the Northern black widow and the brown widow. The Southern black widow is the one we visualize when ever we think of widow spiders. It's a native species and has a shiny ...