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Invasive Species News ItemsLouisiana coastal resilience focus of a new state awareness campaign - NOLA.com8/15/2018 1:05:58 PM
NOLA.com Louisiana coastal resilience focus of a new state awareness campaign NOLA.com Warmer temperatures, along with increased globalization and travel, have also allowed for the introduction of invasive species in the area, such as the scale insect decimating the sturdy, native roseau cane that has lined and helped to protect ...
Sea level rise threatens the internet, but New Orleans better prepared than most, experts say - NOLA.com8/15/2018 6:45:00 AM
NOLA.com Sea level rise threatens the internet, but New Orleans better prepared than most, experts say NOLA.com Isle de Jean Charles - or what's left of it. As south Louisiana wetlands continue to sink and as sea levels continue to rise, the island has become a vulnerable environmental outpost ringed by a low levee. (Photo by Ted Jackson, Nola.com | The ...
Review: Shawne Major's 'Pareidolia' at Callan Contemporary - The Advocate8/13/2018 1:42:11 PM
The Advocate Review: Shawne Major's 'Pareidolia' at Callan Contemporary The Advocate ... to think about due to the way her colorfully meandering surfaces recall aerial views of Louisiana's swampy topography while evoking bayou-level visions of mystical enchanted kingdoms, like psychedelic duckweed flourishing as a new invasive species .
Two new species of non-native zooplankton found in the Great Lakes - Michigan Radio8/9/2018 4:10:25 PM
Michigan Radio Two new species of non-native zooplankton found in the Great Lakes Michigan Radio They're native to South America and Asia, but are currently not considered invasive species . ... Lake Erie is much farther north than it has previously been found in the U.S. D. fluviatile has been found previously in Florida, Louisiana , and Texas. The ... and more »
Berlin tries to sell invasive Louisiana crawfish to skeptical restaurant crowd - WDSU New Orleans8/8/2018 6:19:00 PM
WDSU New Orleans Berlin tries to sell invasive Louisiana crawfish to skeptical restaurant crowd WDSU New Orleans While the crawfish are delicacies every year in Louisiana , they aren't welcome in Berlin, just one of the cities across the globe that have been fighting the invasive species , according to NPR. At one point, Berlin released eels into the waterways in ... For Berlin, Invasive Crustaceans Are A Tough Catch And A Tough Sell WUKY all 3 news articles »
Louisiana crayfish popular down South could be disastrous for Michigan - WXYZ7/31/2018 2:38:50 PM
WXYZ Louisiana crayfish popular down South could be disastrous for Michigan WXYZ Known in southern states as a popular staple at crayfish boils, the red swamp crayfish — sometimes referred to as a Louisiana crayfish (or crawfish when down South)— won't be counting the Michigan DNR among those welcoming their discovery in ... had ...
Researchers continue battle against invasive Louisiana red swamp crawfish species in Michigan - WDIV ClickOnDetroit7/26/2018 6:33:43 PM
WDIV ClickOnDetroit Researchers continue battle against invasive Louisiana red swamp crawfish species in Michigan WDIV ClickOnDetroit A year ago, we showed you DNR officials hunting and digging for the illegal and invasive species in Michigan. Now, Local 4's Paula Tutman is back along the water with an update on the search. DNR: Record amount of illegal red swamp crayfish seized in ...
10 worst plant invaders on the Louisiana coast - NOLA.com7/24/2018 1:21:02 PM
NOLA.com 10 worst plant invaders on the Louisiana coast NOLA.com Invasive plants have long been a problem in Louisiana , owing partly to the state's mild climate and abundant sunshine and rainfall. Try as government agencies and conservation groups might to combat aggressive foreign plants, the problem only seems ...
Native Species News ItemsA new critter on the landscape - Sumter Item8/12/2018 6:11:28 AM
Sumter Item A new critter on the landscape Sumter Item My first encounter with armadillos was in Louisiana back in 1975. I had thought of them as western animals, from cowboy country, and I was surprised to see them in the piney woods of Fort Polk, where I went for basic and advanced infantry training.
More exotic zooplankton found in Lake Erie - MLive.com8/8/2018 5:01:04 PM
Duluth News Tribune More exotic zooplankton found in Lake Erie MLive.com Detections in Mexico, Cuba and southern states like Louisiana and Mississippi are attributed to ornamental aquatic plants. Risk to the Great ... Non- native species are generally not labeled "invasive" unless they are considered be harmful to the ecosystem. Two new invaders in Great Lakes Duluth News Tribune all 6 news articles »
Invasive Cuban tree frogs might be here to stay in Louisiana; can cause ecological, economic harm - The Advocate4/27/2018 4:52:26 PM
The Advocate Invasive Cuban tree frogs might be here to stay in Louisiana ; can cause ecological, economic harm The Advocate At first, not realizing that they weren't native species , they placed the frogs outside the exhibit to prevent them from coming to further harm, said Joel Hamilton, the zoo's general curator. When they realized they were not native frogs, they notified ... and more »
Invasive Cuban Treefrogs Leap Out of Florida, Establish First Known Population in Louisiana - United States Geological Survey (press release)4/25/2018 9:20:25 AM
United States Geological Survey (press release) Invasive Cuban Treefrogs Leap Out of Florida, Establish First Known Population in Louisiana United States Geological Survey (press release) It is not yet known how the Cuban treefrogs have impacted Louisiana's native treefrogs, but USGS scientists did note a lack of native species during their surveys. No native treefrogs were captured at Riverview, where the highest density of Cuban ...
Louisiana caviar? Seafood company wants to raise non-native sturgeon species, but conservationists fear contamination - The Advocate1/26/2018 6:49:36 PM
The Advocate Louisiana caviar? Seafood company wants to raise non-native sturgeon species, but conservationists fear contamination The Advocate "There are too many examples of negative outcomes when introducing a non- native species for (the Louisiana Wildlife Federation) to be assured that the benefits of introducing sterlet sturgeon for commercial aquaculture outweighs the potential costs to ...