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Weed Scientists Take Steps to Protect Rare Orchid

– Integrated control techniques used to reclaim the plant’s natural habitat The western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara) is a delicate wildflower that has been teetering on the brink of extinction. The culprit? Leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula), one of the … more »

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Preventing Hurricane Havoc

– Environmental teams tackle the invasive plants and weeds that impede flood control during massive storms When a hurricane roars inland, most low-lying coastal states rely on a network of pumps and canals to dissipate the storm surge and protect … more »

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U.S. Interior Secretary To Address Joint Annual Meeting of Weed Science and Rangeland Management Societies

February 8-11 event in Denver to focus on our nation’s “working landscapes” Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is expected to address the upcoming joint annual meeting of two leading scientific societies – the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and the … more »

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