Invasive Plants

Smart Phone App Will Help Blow Whistle On Invasive SpeciesA scientist has developed a smart phone application to help keep track of invasive species.
Experts Warn Of Extremely Invasive Plant Causing Havoc On Staten IslandThere has been a warning issued about a problematic pest of the plant variety. The Japanese knotweed is considered the most invasive species in New York, destroying any ecosystem it encounters.
Long Island Town To Rent Goats To Eat Pesky WeedsThe Nubian dairy goats will be rented from farmers in upstate Rhinebeck. Their job will be to rid fields of autumn olive, a non-native plant that chokes out native species.
Neighbors: Yaphank Lake Has Been Ruined By Algae, Invasive PlantsResidents have been none too happy with a decision by the town of Brookhaven, Long Island, to postpone cleanup of a lake overrun with invasive plants and algae.
Nassau County Works To Rid Lake Of Invasive Water Chestnut PlantsA water plant usually used in home aquariums has covered virtually all of Massapequa Lake on Long Island, and homeowners are fed up with the sight and stench.