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Invasive Plants

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Hidden : 3/9/2016
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2.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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The slope you see in front of you was bulldozed to eliminate an invasive plant, glossy buckthorn. An invasive plant is one that is not native to a particular region. Its introduction is likely to cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health. It is moves aggressively into an area, monopolizing light, nutrients, water, and space to the detriment of native species. There are many devastating things that invasive plants can do once they move into an area. They can reduce biodiversity, reduce rare species, limit wildlife habitat by eliminating native foods or changing cover or nest sites. This can degrade water quality, reduce forest and farm crop production, and cause human health problems. Here on the Trescott water supply lands, these plants invaded after a windstorm in 2007 blew down the plantations that stood here. To protect the water supply, forest managers do not want to use herbicides to control the buckthorn. A dense deer population isn’t helping - deer prefer to browse native tree seedlings and saplings and avoid the invasives. A healthy native forest is needed to provide pure drinking water. So as you can see there are many reasons of be aware of these plants and take action to eliminate them.

 
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