The tumbleweed may seem like a Western icon, but actually it's an invasive nuisance that scientists are struggling to control.
by Emilene Ostlind,
May 19, 2011
Some popular ornamental garden plants have become invasive, particularly in California.
by Ilsa Setziol,
Apr 26, 2011
Climate change is threatening West Coast cities.
by Nathan Rice,
Apr 17, 2011
Getting weeds out of the national parks is an endless war that can never be won, but many Park Service employees are willing - and happy - warriors.
by Amy Whitcomb,
Oct 16, 2011
John Leland’s book, Aliens in the
Backyard, discusses both the dangers and the benefits
arising from the vast number of exotic species in North America
– including human beings
Sep 05, 2005
The BLM’s plans to spray nearly a million acres with
herbicides have some environmentalists fuming, but biologists and
land managers welcome the policy.
by Eve Rickert,
Jul 24, 2007
In Unnatural Landscapes, Ceiridwin Terrill travels to four
arid sites to show how scientists fight to protect indigenous
organisms from invasive species
by Aaron Gilbreath,
May 14, 2007
Rob Pudim is a basically selfish guy who also works very
hard as a volunteer on the public lands.
by Rob Pudim,
Aug 20, 2007
Jeannie Pomeroy’s lifelong love affair with
dandelions blooms anew with every spring.
by Jeannie Pomeroy,
May 26, 2008
The challenge of restoring one overgrazed, weed-choked
pasture is a good example of the kind of work that needs to be done
in the West, to the benefit of both workers and the
by Paul Larmer,
May 24, 2004