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Invasive Species News ItemsWild Turkeys Are Heroes to Critters Up and Down the Eastern Seaboard - Natural Resources Defense Council11/21/2017 3:53:31 PM
Natural Resources Defense Council Wild Turkeys Are Heroes to Critters Up and Down the Eastern Seaboard Natural Resources Defense Council Right now, refuge managers and volunteers are working to prepare parcels of land in Maine , New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New York for cottontails by removing invasive species and conducting prescribed burns. They are ... and more »
We're pouring millions of tons of salt on roads each winter. Here's why that's a problem. - MinnPost11/20/2017 9:47:23 AM
MinnPost We're pouring millions of tons of salt on roads each winter. Here's why that's a problem. MinnPost Most were in what researchers called the “North American Lakes Region,” which includes Connecticut, Maine , Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Ontario, Rhode Island, Vermont and Wisconsin. Mean chloride levels ranged from ...
Maine lobstermen see the fragility of our environment. We know the need for clean air, water. - Bangor Daily News11/16/2017 8:21:00 AM
Bangor Daily News Maine lobstermen see the fragility of our environment. We know the need for clean air, water. Bangor Daily News We've seen economically important species disappear and the anomalous or the invasive species show up. We've seen the toxic algal blooms, fish die-offs and fishery closures. We've fished through the warming and the increases in severe weather.
SCORES & OUTDOORS: Proliferation of stink bugs - Town Line11/15/2017 3:29:56 PM
Town Line SCORES & OUTDOORS: Proliferation of stink bugs Town Line They seem to have invaded our environment and taken up permanent residence in the state of Maine . We are seeing more and more of them in and around our homes. More so this time of year when the critters are ... Since arriving from Asia, the stink bug ...
New oyster farm is sought in Bagaduce - The Ellsworth American11/13/2017 12:59:46 PM
The Ellsworth American New oyster farm is sought in Bagaduce The Ellsworth American “Municipalities all through southern Maine use them on their clam flats,” Atherton said. According to Rego, he will harvest oysters by hand and will not do any dragging. He explained ... Bowden said the committee also was worried that strong river ...
Invasive seaweed threatens Gulf of Maine — Environment ... - Bangor Daily News8/13/2017 11:10:09 AM
Bangor Daily News Invasive seaweed threatens Gulf of Maine — Environment ... Bangor Daily News Red Asian seaweed in Nahant, Massachusetts, is shown in this undated handout photo supplied by Christopher Marks of Northeastern University. The invasive ... Invasive seaweed threatens Gulf of Maine - News - fosters.com ... Foster's Daily Democrat all 1 news articles »
Green crabs have invaded, and if you can't beat 'em, eat 'em - Press Herald7/23/2017 4:04:40 AM
Press Herald Green crabs have invaded, and if you can't beat 'em, eat 'em Press Herald Green crabs are an invasive species thriving in warming Gulf of Maine waters. They can consume up to 40 half-inch clams in a day. According to the Department of Marine Resources, last year's clam landings fell 21 percent, from 9.3 million in 2015 to 7 ...
Native Species News ItemsA Radical GOP Bill Seeks to Eviscerate the Endangered Species Act - AlterNet11/20/2017 10:22:30 PM
AlterNet A Radical GOP Bill Seeks to Eviscerate the Endangered Species Act AlterNet Mike Lee, R-Utah, Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Rand Paul, R-Ky., recently introduced the also-misnamed Native Species Protection Act, S. 1863. Contrary to its title, this bill would strip ... Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander and Maine Sen. Susan Collins ... and more »
Portland property owners face unnecessary restrictions - The Maine Wire11/20/2017 10:48:08 AM
The Maine Wire Portland property owners face unnecessary restrictions The Maine Wire Maine has a comprehensive program of pesticide regulation through the Pesticide Control Act, administered by the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry that governs the state program, and through the Board of Pesticides Control and the ...
ON THE HOOK - Rutland Herald11/4/2017 1:47:39 AM
Rutland Herald ON THE HOOK Rutland Herald He recently joined the board of directors for the Native Fish Coalition, a group of stakeholders from Maine , New Hampshire and Vermont who are working to develop formal state protections for waters that support wild native fish populations such as ... and more »
Hancock County scientist journeys to remote Pacific island - Mount Desert Islander10/31/2017 12:23:56 PM
Mount Desert Islander Hancock County scientist journeys to remote Pacific island Mount Desert Islander “Some lobstermen will work on a scallop boat in the winter, or they have a friend who dives for urchins,” said Fortier, who in the past has worked with Frenchman Bay Partners, Acadia Harvest Inc. and the Maine Department of Marine Resources. “Some of ...
Maine's most mysterious catch - Christian Science Monitor6/7/2017 3:02:49 PM
Christian Science Monitor Maine's most mysterious catch Christian Science Monitor As fish stocks fell – Japan fished out its native species by the 1990s, and Europe banned exports of its eel species in 2010 because of dwindling numbers – American eels turned suddenly precious. The prices, as low as $24 a pound in 2001, averaged $2 ... and more »
33 plants deemed invasive can no longer be sold in Maine - Bangor Daily News2/2/2017 6:50:35 AM
Bangor Daily News 33 plants deemed invasive can no longer be sold in Maine Bangor Daily News Invasive plants are non- native species that have spread into native habitats, such as forests or fields, that can become dominant and disruptive to native species , according to DACF. “The plants on the list have invaded farms, fields, forests and ... and more »