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Invasive Alien Plants and Wetlands

Half of South Africa’s wetlands have been destroyed and those that remain are the most threatened of the country’s ecosystems (Driver et al., 2012). One cause of the wetlands’ reduction can be attributed to the spread of invasive species. 161 more words


How can I control the duckweed in my pond? | Ponds & Lakes Q&A

Q: How can I control the duckweed in my pond?

Kyle – Burke, KY

A: Duckweed is a tiny menace that definitely needs to be managed. 458 more words

Pond & Lake

Lake Chicot - Best Seen by Canoe

My experience with swamps is fairly succinct:  When I was in 8th grade we took a class trip that included a jaunt down to the Okefenokee Swamp.  647 more words


River in China turned into carpet of green leaves

This beautiful yet unsettling scene took place in Huizhou City recently as countless little green plants began rapidly sprouting up in the river giving it the appearance of a lush green meadow. 333 more words


Latest ISCDRA Duckweed Newsletter Now Available

While some of you may be scratching your heads at why I would include a link to this particular newsletter- (After all, don’t you have enough to read without wading through fifty pages of science and news stories about duckweed???) this is one newsletter that means a whole lot to me.   263 more words


April 1, 2015

No fooling here! Just a recap of the weather and other happenings in March. Although it is still too cold for anything to be growing in the garden I’ve already planted a flat of paste tomato and hot pepper seeds. 846 more words


Beating the Duckweed Drum

A couple years ago, I had a meeting with the owner of a local farm supply store. I was hoping he could point me in the direction of local cattle and hog farms so I could procure manure for testing. 217 more words

Tamra Fakhoorian