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Why is invasive bad?

Invasive organisms are much decried in the public eye.  They are blamed for everything from habitat loss of native organisms, to directly hunting and killing endangered animals. 883 more words

Creation

The Sacramento-San Joaquin deltas of 1772 and today -- @HighCountryNews

Map of the Sacramento River drainage basin. The historically connected Goose Lake drainage basin is shown in orange. Made using USGS National Map and NASA SRTM data. 1,699 more words

Climate Change

Hope for the Earth: Settler Lessons from the Voles

The bunches grass bunches up. With the help of snow, it mounds. We could call it mound grass.

We could call it a village.

Note the vole highway in the lower centre of the image. 783 more words

Okanagan

Finding Minnesota

Exploring Minnesota Through Field Work

This past summer, I spent A LOT of time on the roads traveling all around Minnesota. In total, I traveled about 2500 miles, along all of the interstates and along many of the back dirt roads. 252 more words

#YampaRiver Fund opens 1st grant cycle; applications due March 24 -- Steamboat Pilot & Today #ColoradoRiver #COriver #aridification #GreenRiver

From The Steamboat Pilot & Today (Derek Maiolo):

An endowment fund to protect the Yampa River opened applications for its first grant cycle Tuesday, Feb. 11.

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Colorado Water

Colorado lakes, reservoirs remain free of invasive mussels; but more boats found with mussel infestations in 2019 -- @COParksWildlife

Here’s the release from Colorado Parks & Wildlife (Joe Lewandowski):

More boats requiring decontamination because of infestations of destructive mussels entered Colorado last year than in 2018, but the statewide inspection program coordinated by Colorado Parks and Wildlife again succeeded in keeping invasive mussels out of the state’s lakes and reservoirs.

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Friday Fellow: Asian Clam

by Piter Kehoma Boll

Since humans appeared on Earth and started to migrate, they carried other species with them to new localities. This made humans not the only species to become invasive and, in the past centuries, with human movement throughout the planet becoming more and more intense, invasive species became more and more common. 675 more words

Friday Fellow