Hyacinth woes: from a gift to a curse

In 1884, the visiting Japanese delegation to the World’s Fair in New Orleans handed out a seemingly innocuous gift to fair attendees. This gift, a beautiful flowering Read More…

On the (invasive species) battlefield

Whether you are restoring degraded habitat or trying to preserve natural landscapes, invasive species pose management challenges. Extricating well-established, invasive plants, as we are doing at a Read More…

Fisherman’s “sole”

A fly fisherman's soul may be one with nature but their sole may not. The felt-sole of fishermen's wading boots are a vector for the spread of Read More…