Tag Archives: Pest species

Should We Eat Garlic Mustard, or Not?

A recent article in the May 9 issue of Conservation Magazine online called “Recipe for Disaster? raises concerns about the long-term unintended consequences  of making certain invasive species part of our regular diet.  The article says that concerns include the possibility … Continue reading

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City to Continue Weed Control on SW Bike Path

City Engineer Robert Phillips, P.E. announced yesterday that City (of Madison) Engineering will fund a second year of work to contain, and eventually eradicate,  Japanese knotweed from areas bordering the SW Bike Path.  (See earlier blog post on the status … Continue reading

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Japanese knotweed is on the move . . .

to the edge of residential backyards along the SW Bike Path. A well-established population of Japanese knotweed has been spreading along the north side of the SW Bike Path for several years, now it has jumped (on gone under) that … Continue reading

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Garlic Mustard–It’s Everywhere

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Garlic Mustard Season

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Thoughts on Restoration Management

Because each restoration site is unique in terms of its original ecological attributes, kinds, extent, duration and  intensity of human disturbance, and management activities, each restoration solution must be unique. There is no silver-bullet: what works (or is claimed to … Continue reading

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Garlic Mustard: New Perspective on Causes and Controls

Slimy work: UW-Green Bay graduate slugs way to research award | UW-Green Bay | Inside. Phillip G. Hahn, a Ph.D student in zoology at UW-Madison is the alert student researcher featured in this fascinating article.  His findings have implications for … Continue reading

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