Tag Archives: Purple Loosestrife
By Jenny Seifert, UWEX Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist Now is the time to be growing purple loosestrife, an invasive plant, in your backyard. What, you ask? Why would you tell us to intentionally nurture an invasive species? Good question. … Continue reading
A persistent misconception about aquatic plants is that they are “weeds”. With names like pondweed, pickerelweed and duckweed, it’s not hard to understand why this view persists. Yet, native aquatic plants are important for healthy lakes. Seventeen years ago a … Continue reading
For many a bridge is just a way to conveniently pass over the river below. The trip is the main goal; the river just a spot along the way. For others a bridge is a portal to what is below … Continue reading
Successful biocontrol of purple loosestrife on Bear Lake made the news this Mother’s Day. Check out the video below!