Sunday, November 25, 2007
There's no "Before" shot here so you are just going to have to imagine that this patch of earth in Minnesota was once covered by a thick layer of leaf litter. You're not supposed to be able to see the exposed soil, it means that non-native earthworms have passed through and done a right job on the place.
Thanks to esagor for sharing this photo under a Creative Commons license. Do click over to his photo page to read more about the negative impacts of non-native earthworms.
Labels: earthworms, Flickr, Minnesota, photoblogging
Thanks Jennifer for posting this. Its a huge problem, relatively unknown, with no easy solutions. Awareness is a good first step.
..yet worms can also do so much good - you know, there's no more invasive a species than you and I
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