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Invasive Species News ItemsJohn Erixon Named Head of Nebraska Forest Service - KTIC9/20/2017 1:26:42 PM
John Erixon Named Head of Nebraska Forest Service KTIC He holds bachelor and master's degrees in resource management from the University of Idaho . He is an active member of several regional and national organizations, including the Society of American Foresters and the Invasive Species Council. “There is ... and more »
Misadventures while dove hunting - Idaho State Journal9/14/2017 5:08:21 PM
Idaho State Journal Misadventures while dove hunting Idaho State Journal I've hunted them in Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado and Idaho , but probably the most unique method I ever used was in Nebraska. ... Now a lot of states have Eurasian doves, and because they're an invasive species you can shoot them year-round. and more »
Neighbors helping neighbors to combat wilderness weeds - Idaho County Free Press9/13/2017 9:06:47 AM
Idaho County Free Press Neighbors helping neighbors to combat wilderness weeds Idaho County Free Press Members of the consortium include the Nez Perce Tribe (and their bio-control center), the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Idaho County, private landowners, and the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests. Each group works together to tackle the issue, ...
What's the big deal about noxious weeds? - Explore Big Sky9/8/2017 9:46:27 AM
Explore Big Sky What's the big deal about noxious weeds? Explore Big Sky Years ago, as a U.S. Forest Service land manager in Idaho , weeds weren't on my radar screen. ... The Center for Invasive Species Management reports invasive species are the second leading cause of animal population decline and extinction worldwide.
Dog helps sniff out invasive ants on California island - Idaho Statesman9/5/2017 9:33:18 PM
Idaho Statesman Dog helps sniff out invasive ants on California island Idaho Statesman ... Ky Zimmerman and his labrador Tobias search for nests of Argentine ants on Santa Cruz Island off the coast of Southern California. Tobias searches for nests of the invasive species of ants that threatened the ecosystem after being introduced ... and more »
AP Interview: Stabenow worried about shortage in trades - Idaho Statesman9/3/2017 4:12:00 AM
AP Interview: Stabenow worried about shortage in trades Idaho Statesman ... lawmakers will stop President Donald Trump's proposal to kill funding for the Great lakes Restoration Initiative, an ambitious push to fix problems that have long bedeviled the world's largest surface freshwater system — from invasive species to ... and more »
How A Mosquito-Borne Disease May Impact An Imperiled Idaho Species - Boise State Public Radio8/28/2017 3:09:56 PM
Boise State Public Radio How A Mosquito-Borne Disease May Impact An Imperiled Idaho Species Boise State Public Radio In Idaho , the Obama Administration's Interior Department identified two main sources of population decline: wildfire and invasive species like cheatgrass. Both rip through the landscape at a ferocious pace, destroying or squeezing out the bird's ... and more »
Out & about: Boaters still unaware of state line boat inspections - The Spokesman-Review8/27/2017 8:25:02 AM
The Spokesman-Review Out & about: Boaters still unaware of state line boat inspections The Spokesman-Review OUTLAWS – Some drivers with watercraft, especially in vehicles with kayaks or stand-up paddle boards, are missing the boat inspection signs on Interstate 90 in Washington just west of the Idaho state line. The Department of Fish and Wildlife stepped up ...
Yellowstone's hidden secret — Rare plant only grows in park - Idaho State Journal8/24/2017 4:35:14 PM
Idaho State Journal Yellowstone's hidden secret — Rare plant only grows in park Idaho State Journal Another portion of her work is protecting the park from invasive species . Several species have been introduced to the park, hitching rides to their new home with park visitors. Some, like cheat grass, are so prevalent there is no way to rid the park of ... and more »
Native Species News ItemsInvasive New Zealand mud snails found in Gunpowder River - Baltimore Sun9/21/2017 12:42:31 PM
Baltimore Sun Invasive New Zealand mud snails found in Gunpowder River Baltimore Sun It first appeared in the United States in Idaho's Snake River in 1987 and has since spread across the western U.S. and the Great Lakes. The closest place to Maryland that the snails have been found is in Spring Creek, a popular fly-fishing spot in ...
Design tips: Creating a wildlife-friendly meadow in small gardens - Total Landscape Care9/19/2017 11:06:31 AM
Total Landscape Care Design tips: Creating a wildlife-friendly meadow in small gardens Total Landscape Care They feature native species and are designed to echo the regional look of nearby grasslands, prairies or shrublands. The meadow in this photo ... It includes midheight little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium); shorter Idaho fescue (Festuca idahoensis ...
APNewsBreak: California wants millions to fund water project - Idaho Statesman9/18/2017 2:42:14 PM
Idaho Statesman APNewsBreak: California wants millions to fund water project Idaho Statesman Opponents say the tunnels could further threaten struggling native species and drain Northern California dry. Federal auditors also said last week that authorities improperly used $85 million in taxpayer money for the project. The state's newly ... and more »
A-MAZE-ING: Take a walk with some bees - Twin Falls Times-News9/18/2017 4:05:51 AM
Twin Falls Times-News A-MAZE-ING: Take a walk with some bees Twin Falls Times-News One of the challenges beekeepers face in southern Idaho is a dearth of pollen during the late summer and early fall. Pollen provides ... He points out that sunflowers are actually a native species and that they provide a food source for bees, birds and ...
Audit: US misuses taxpayer cash for California water project - Idaho Statesman9/8/2017 3:46:20 PM
Idaho Statesman Audit: US misuses taxpayer cash for California water project Idaho Statesman The audit's findings were appalling, said Doug Obegi of the Natural Resources Defense Council environmental group, which has opposed the tunnels on the grounds that it would speed up the extinction of endangered native species in and around the ... and more »
Rehab centers crucial to rescued wildlife - Bonner County Daily Bee9/5/2017 8:05:42 AM
Bonner County Daily Bee Rehab centers crucial to rescued wildlife Bonner County Daily Bee Clark Fork — It is illegal in Idaho to keep a wild animal for long-term rehab, which is why rehabilitation centers like American Heritage Wildlife Foundation are crucial to rescued wildlife. “If you have rehabilitation facilities in your area, there's ...
Trump administration falsely blames lawsuits for forest fires ... - Idaho State Journal8/31/2017 8:58:09 PM
Idaho State Journal Trump administration falsely blames lawsuits for forest fires ... Idaho State Journal It is clear that the Trump administration is leading in one category: making stuff up. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Sen. and more »
Guam residents protest US military's planned firing range - Idaho Statesman8/30/2017 9:33:39 AM
Guam residents protest US military's planned firing range Idaho Statesman Guam residents who oppose the U.S. military's plan for a new live-fire range protested in front of the governor's office. The military announced last week that it awarded Black Construction Corp. a $78 million contract to build a firing range on land ... and more »