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It’s the dog days of summer, traditionally the hottest time of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and that is certainly true this year.  Much of the country has been locked in hot, dry weather and the continuing drought is … Continue reading

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This week is “National Invasive Species Awareness Week” and a number of organizations around the country are holding workshops or distributing information to educate and inform the public about the threats invasive species pose to our natural resources including wetlands. … Continue reading

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A major problem on many wetland restoration projects including mitigation sites is the presence and even dominance of invasive species. An “invasive species” is defined as 1) nonnative (or alien) to the ecosystem under consideration and 2) whose introduction causes … Continue reading

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Laguna Creek Wetlands Salamander By Paul Dale Roberts – Chronicles of a Ghostwriter/Ghosthunter This is a funny blog – not serious (the photo is a Chinese Giant Salamander, not native to CA) http://www.sacramentopress.com/headline/22632/Laguna_Creek_Wetlands_Salamander

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Such strange beasts and fish Are also bred              That no man can give name to—                           –The Compleat Angler An invasive species is “an alien species whose introduction does or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm or harm to … Continue reading

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