Tag Archives: invasive plant

Eat the Invaders

This site, Eat the Invaders, is about fighting invasive species by eating them.  Being vegan, I’m not so keen on eating the animals, but I love the idea of eating the plants.

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Ukrainian Moth Attacks Swallowwort

Canada has approved release of an alien moth to combat the invasive alien plant swallowwort.  USDA is considering.

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Rotary Sunshine Camp

I was volunteering at Rotary Sunshine Camp near Rochester, NY and had 45 minutes to spare, so I poked around their wild areas.  There were a variety of invasives, but nothing totally taking over, possibly excepting the mugwort.  I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Buckland Park

I tramped through the back fields at Buckland Park, Rochester, NY and found some invasives but nothing taking over, with the possible exception of Elecampane in one area.  IMapInvasives wasn’t tracking Elecampane, but I emailed them and they decided to … Continue reading

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Corbett’s Glen

I took a walk through the southern area of Corbett’s Glen in Rochester, NY and found some nice natives, but unfortunately, except for the trees and a cattail swamp, I’d say 80% of what I saw was alien invasive.  There … Continue reading

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Japanese Knotweed

Jennifer at iMapInvasives suggested it would be useful if I reported some locations of Japanese Knotweed in Seneca County, so the next time I was driving down route 89 I kept my eyes open and pulled over to take photos … Continue reading

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Finger Lakes Farmland

I took a hike around my dad’s 200 acre farmland in the Finger Lakes.  It is about 1/3 corn, 2/3 “wild” but maintained (rotational mowing, feeding plots to attract deer, woods for harvest, planted trees).  I had been expecting to … Continue reading

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