Stimulus money funds jobs to fight invasive plants

The Ohio Woodland Job Corps is using $4.4 million in federal stimulus money to train workers and send them after the invasive species undermining the quality of that state’s forests. About $3 million will pay crews directly, the balance will pay for training, supplies, equipment and unemployment insurance. Read more here.

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