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  • Anatomy of a medusahead invasion

    Anatomy of a medusahead invasion

    Medusahead, an invasive grass, is set to take over the West.

  • Another roadside detraction

    New studies from the University of California at Davis show that roads significantly promote the spread of invasive, exotic weeds

  • Fire: Friend and foe

    Recent Western fires have cleared the stage for the rampant growth of highly flammable exotic plants such as cheatgrass and the buffelgrass now invading the Sonoran Desert

  • Gnawing away at invasives

    Gnawing away at invasives

    Eating our way out of an invasive species invasion.

  • Right and wrong on public lands

    From Conquest to Conservation: Our Public Lands Legacy by Michael P. Dombeck, Christopher A. Wood and Jack E. Williams takes a hopeful view of the ecological future of the nation’s public lands

  • Seeds of change

    Land managers working on post-fire restoration in Utah have to battle invasive cheatgrass in their efforts to bring back the native sagebrush.

  • Welcome to the Homogocene

    The rapid spread of invasive species like quagga and zebra mussels could transform the once-isolated and ecologically unique West into just another McDonaldized patch of the planet.

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