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Earth Day 2020

Earth Day 2020
Earth Day 2020 - Day 1 of 3 Pledge to remove garbage ~ Thank you to all who participated, wherever you live and enjoy! INFORMATION ABOUT THIS SITE AND MAPS CLICK Earth Days 2020 Just Trash Day 2: Pledge to clean up trash for Earth Days 2020 - Save Ma_mee - The only thing missing is U ~ Earth Days 2020 Just Trash Day 3: Pledged to clean-up trash to celebrate Earth Day, April 22, 2020 Thank you to everyone who cleans up litter....please try to make it everyday. Earth Days 2020 Just TrashRead more

Support selective removal of invasive plants

Support selective removal of invasive plants Update: January 23, 2019 Natural Resources Commission adopted a rule that will make dozens of invasive plant species illegal in Indiana pending it pass approval from Governor Eric Holcomb. “This rule takes 44 highly invasive species and makes it illegal to sell or offer for sale, gift, barter, exchange or distribute them,” said Ellen Jacquart, a member of the Invasive Plant Advisory Committee and president of the Indiana Native Plant Society. Was stated in HoosierTimes.com and nwitimes.com The rule would ban transporting, selling or soliciting orders for 44 plant species in Indiana. The state spends an estimated $8.6 million managing invasive plants each year, said Megan Abraham, an entomologist with the state. Invasive plants can often regenerate quicker than native species and cause problems for those plants, especially those that are already threatened or endangered. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources determined that 22 of the invasive plants can be found in nurseries and retail stores, four of which are sold with regularity, Abraham said. She said businesses selling black alder, wintercreeper, amur honeysuckle and common buckthorn should be able to reduce to eliminate their stock while the rule is being reviewed to cause lessRead more