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Water Hyacinth Thrives in Drought Stricken Delta

December 22, 2014 by Theodore Andersen

Drought brings ideal conditions for rapid spread of water hyacinth in the Delta.


French Broom and An Earth Day Message of Resilience

April 22, 2014 by Autumn Sartain

Removing French broom might as well be a message for Earth Day 2014 — pull the weeds is your backyard, however intractable they might be.

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East Bay hills tree removal debate catches fire

May 23, 2013 by Dan Rademacher

A plan for tree removal in the East Bay hills is open for public comment until June 17. We talk to a biologist, historian, gardener, land manager, and critic.


Effort renews to control invasive Asian kelp

August 15, 2012 by Elizabeth Laubach

A long, wavy greenish-brown kelp dangles off the docks at South Beach Marina by AT&T Park in San Francisco. It ...

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Watch Out for Invading Sea Lavender

July 01, 2011 by Aleta George

Advocates for native plants and wetlands say now is the time to worry about Algerian sea lavender, an invasive plant that barely has a toehold at the moment. If it spreads, it could become a major problem. But for now, it’s a test case for the Bay Area Early Detection Network, which aims to help eradicate invasives before they become intractable.

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