Coal mining has caused large-scale disturbance on over 1.5 million acres in Appalachia. Invasive, non-native autumn olive was historically planted on former coalfields and now impedes reclamation efforts. Read about studies conducted by Virginia Tech on managing autumn olive and restoring native hardwoods.Read More
The AC Container Recycling Council offers information on where and how to recycle pesticide containers across the U.S.
Recycling could be as simple as a phone call to your area ACRC Contractor. In most cases, there is no collection fee for growers and commercial applicators. In some cases where there are too few containers, an on-site fee may be charged.
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Wildspotter.com engages and empowers the public to help find, map, and prevent invasive species in America’s wilderness areas, wild rivers, and other natural areas. Download the FREE Wild Spotter Mobile App on your smartphone or other mobile device. Learn more by watching the Wild Spotter Introduction Video.
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Invasive species pose an enormous environmental challenge to western states and territories. Western Governors have experienced first-hand how these invaders affect the region’s forests and rangelands, water, and agriculture. Left unchecked, invasive species permanently alter ecosystems and negatively impact the native species and local economies that depend upon them.
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This review of the human dimensions of invasive woody plants investigates the history and purposes of introductions, people's perceptions of alien and invasive species and the impact of invasives on human activities.Read More
Results of 60 years of ecological research on Pennsylvania electric transmission rights-of-way demonstrate that plant communities can be selectively managed to support reliable electric service and a diverse plant community for wildlife.Read More
By Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
This report identifies gaps and recommendations for actions to improve conservation and management, including funding for CWMAs and/or the Pulling Together Initiative grant programs.
The invasive winter annual grasses medusahead (Taeniatherum caput-medusae) and ventenata (Ventenata dubia) have a relatively long history of spread and impact in the Intermountain West. In 2016, self-sustaining populations of both species were documented in Sheridan County, Wyoming, representing the first known populations of each species in the Great Plains region.Read More