The first prosecution under the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act has led to a $3 million fine and a 3-year ban from US waters for Greek shipping company Polembros. Some of the funds will go towards marine invasives research/
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Friday, September 25, 2009
The invasive aquatic plant Hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) has been found in Damariscotta Lake in Maine. This is the second known site for hydrilla in that state. The infestation was found by a volunteer invasive plant monitor.
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Thursday, September 24, 2009
Kudzu (Pueraria lobata) has been found in Canada, a 6000 square meter patch in Ontario, on a bluff overlooking Lake Erie
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Sunday, September 20, 2009
Snakes In The Mail
Man who mailed a python (yes, a PYTHON) to Guam to be sentenced tomorrow: http://bit.ly/19lT7h
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Friday, September 11, 2009
Invasive Australian pines (Casuarina spp.) hybridizing in Florida, but apparently not in native Australia. Makes biocontrol development tricky. Via ARS News.
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