Back in about 1960 I investigated the idea of learning to fly, because my father had decided that I should become a doctor and a missionary and fly into darkest Africa and do good for all man kind. 598 more words
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We’re being invaded! By noxious weeds and invasive plants, that is. Each year, landowners and public agencies in Washington state spend millions of dollars to control or eradicate these invaders, which can seriously damage our native species and ecosystems. 304 more words
Effective January 1, 2015 nine weeds were added and nine removed.
Effective January 1, 2015, the following nine weeds were added to the Schedule of Noxious Weeds (a regulation under the Weed Control Act): 175 more words
Yellow ice plants have intrigued me since I first saw them many years ago along a freeway in Los Angeles. Slamming the brakes on a freeway in order to check out a roadside plant is not advised, thus several years passed before I had the opportunity to closely examine another yellow ice plant. 374 more words
Nancy Apolito, our Finance & HR Manager, sends in this report about her recent adventure in Western New York, staffing a field day in Rushford, NY at… 609 more words
“The basis of all technique, considering the vast proportions of the creek valley erosion problem and the lack of funds for expensive construction works, must be some plant or plants which will hold banks…The plants adopted must be susceptible of cheap propagation from cuttings, must stand some drouth, make rapid growth, make a good mat of roots both above and below water table, and should be unpalatable to stock…[t]amarisk…holds out some promise.” 563 more words