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Invasive Species News Items$300M for Great Lakes cleanup moves forward in Congress - Idaho Statesman11/22/2017 5:24:59 AM
$300M for Great Lakes cleanup moves forward in Congress Idaho Statesman The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative focuses on the region's most longstanding environmental problems, such as toxic pollution, farm and urban runoff, invasive species and declining wildlife habitat. President Donald Trump's budget called for ... and more »
Idaho Fish and Game zapping invasive bullfrogs in north Idaho - 6 On Your Side11/20/2017 1:14:00 AM
6 On Your Side Idaho Fish and Game zapping invasive bullfrogs in north Idaho 6 On Your Side Biologists from Idaho and Canada are working to slow the spread of an invasive species . But what they're after and how they're catching them, may shock you. Bullfrogs spread disease, eat just about anything in their path, and are causing other native ...
Idaho businesses, industry, agencies, other groups come together at 'Climate Summit' - The Spokesman-Review11/17/2017 6:39:00 PM
The Spokesman-Review Idaho businesses, industry, agencies, other groups come together at 'Climate Summit' The Spokesman-Review BOISE – From increased agricultural pests and disease, to longer, smokier wildfire seasons, to spreading invasive species , Idaho's economy is already being seriously impacted by climate change, said participants in a statewide, two-day “climate summit ... and more »
Interested in protecting natural resources? - Twin Falls Times-News11/17/2017 11:58:44 AM
Twin Falls Times-News Interested in protecting natural resources? Twin Falls Times-News Over the years, the district has changed its focus from completing soil surveys to improving irrigation efficiency to biological control of invasive species . But as the number of small acreages has increased across southern Idaho , conservation ...
Idaho businesses, industry, agencies, groups come together at ... - The Spokesman-Review (blog)11/16/2017 1:17:41 PM
The Spokesman-Review (blog) Idaho businesses, industry, agencies, groups come together at ... The Spokesman-Review (blog) Idaho's economy already is being seriously impacted by climate change, participants in a statewide, two-day “climate summit” said this morning, from increased ... and more »
Democrat lawmakers call for end to personal attacks in political discourse - Idaho County Free Press11/10/2017 3:26:15 PM
Idaho County Free Press Democrat lawmakers call for end to personal attacks in political discourse Idaho County Free Press Since the 2017 legislative session ended, Idaho's Democratic state lawmakers have been making the issue of civility in politics a top priority. We have written several bipartisan columns with Republican lawmakers on subjects ranging from invasive ...
Michigan lawmakers OK ballast water bill opposed by Snyder - Idaho Statesman11/9/2017 3:00:16 PM
Michigan lawmakers OK ballast water bill opposed by Snyder Idaho Statesman It would revise a 2005 law requiring saltwater vessels to use state-approved cleansing technology before discharging ballast water, which provides stability in rough seas. Scientists believe dozens of the invasive species that have reached the Great ... and more »
Michigan may weaken policy on ship ballast water treatment - Idaho Statesman11/8/2017 5:31:28 PM
Michigan may weaken policy on ship ballast water treatment Idaho Statesman Michigan lawmakers were poised Wednesday to weaken a policy that prohibits oceangoing cargo ships from releasing ballast water at the state's ports until it has been treated to kill invasive species . A Senate committee voted to revise a 2005 law ... and more »
Western governors want federal help in invasive zebra mussel fight - Q13 FOX11/3/2017 7:10:40 PM
Q13 FOX Western governors want federal help in invasive zebra mussel fight Q13 FOX “Idaho and our neighbors in the West are acting individually and collaboratively to address the challenge of these invasive species ,” Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter said in a statement to The Associated Press on Friday. “Now our federal partners must ... and more »
Native Species News ItemsLooking for a change of color? These plants are among fall's ﬁnest. - Idaho Statesman11/15/2017 12:52:56 PM
Idaho Statesman Looking for a change of color? These plants are among fall's ﬁnest. Idaho Statesman The common native species , H. virginiana, is big and twiggy and difficult to place in a small domestic landscape. The Chinese witch hazel is remarkably fragrant, but the species grows to 15 feet or more. Goldcrest is a named variety that reaches a more ...
Documentary Review: “The Breach” sounds the alarm about threats to our wild salmon - NPI's Cascadia Advocate (blog)11/12/2017 3:15:52 PM
NPI's Cascadia Advocate (blog) Documentary Review: “The Breach” sounds the alarm about threats to our wild salmon NPI's Cascadia Advocate (blog) School field trips took me to the fish ladder at Lower Granite Lock and Dam, and a salmon hatchery in Idaho that was a culmination of a whole unit we did on salmon in seventh grade. Concerns about salmon habitat were always in the background of ... Any ...
Native plant nursery in South Texas concentrates on seeds - Idaho Statesman11/8/2017 9:53:04 AM
Idaho Statesman Native plant nursery in South Texas concentrates on seeds Idaho Statesman The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Native Plant Nursery here, tucked behind the shoulder of the levee bordering the Rio Grande, this year will produce 80,000 native herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees for restoration efforts on federal lands. The ... and more »
Third 'endangered' wolf killed in southern Oregon, $40000 in rewards offered for information - Statesman Journal11/6/2017 5:05:42 PM
Statesman Journal Third 'endangered' wolf killed in southern Oregon, $40000 in rewards offered for information Statesman Journal Details about how the wolf died were not released by the Fish and Wildlife service because of the "ongoing investigation," officials said. Wolves first began arriving in Oregon, from Idaho in the late 1990s. But it wasn't until 2011 that the animals ... Third collared gray wolf killed in Oregon KTVZ all 11 news articles »
CREP acres up as pumpers reduce water use - Twin Falls Times-News11/6/2017 4:04:24 AM
Twin Falls Times-News CREP acres up as pumpers reduce water use Twin Falls Times-News Hoping to entice more acres to enter the program, the Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission and Farm Service Agency has been lobbying to increase the rental rate to be more competitive. All new contracts signed after Oct. 1 will be paid at the ...
Volunteers helping to reforest golf course 1 nut at a time - Idaho Statesman10/29/2017 9:51:34 AM
Volunteers helping to reforest golf course 1 nut at a time Idaho Statesman At least, that's the calculation Summit Metro Parks used this weekend when it sent out waves of volunteers to plant the former Valley View Golf Club with locally harvested oak and walnut seeds. The goal is to turn almost half of the 200-acre property ... and more »