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The Crazy Broom Lady of the Oakland Hills

January 01, 2011 by Wendy Tokuda

Longtime television anchorwoman Wendy Tokuda now spends many days in the East Bay hills, finding endangered manzanitas and communing with pileated woodpeckers. All because of her obsession with an invasive weed called French broom. And her years of effort are paying off.

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The Invasive Yellow Star Thistle

October 01, 2006 by Aleta George

When yellow star thistle hitched a ride to California on alfalfa seed in the mid-1800s, it found fertile soil, a ...

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Invasive Plants of California’s Wildland

April 01, 2001 by Marilyn Smulyan

Whether it’s cape ivy or french broom, if you want to know how to control some of the region’s most ...

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