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Statewide Bison Draft EIS--Comment period ends September 11th


FWP is seeking public comment on a statewide bison conservation and management Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that evaluates opportunities for bison restoration somewhere in Montana. 61 more words

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Weeds at Work

Say hi to Queen Anne’s Lace.

It is listed as a noxious weed. I mean, try grazing a cow in this pasture.

Still, who defines these things? 69 more words

Nature Photography

Battle with air potatoes

Despite the title, it’s not some campy summer flick about a mutant strain of potato that attacks a city..Although, it’s not very far off.

Dioscorea bulbifera… 341 more words

Yellow Salsify Achenes

Before leaving the topic of “salsify” I will share its achenes (a hard fruit with one seed within). The salsify achene has a beak (elongated tip) and a pappus (bristles at the top). 68 more words

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Calling all thistles!

“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.”

-Ralph Waldo Emerson (quote extracted from this Mother Earth News article)

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Common Salsify

Common salsify (Tragopogon porrifolius) is another wildflower or noxious weed introduced from Eurasia. Also called oysterplant, this salsify closely resembles the yellow salsify ( 75 more words

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Yellow Salsify

Yellow salsify (Tragopogon dubius) is a weedy plant belonging to the Sunflower Family. Introduced from Eurasia, yellow salsify grows in relatively dry waste areas, roadsides and fields. 147 more words

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