Watershed director provides a closeup look at one of the more problematic invasives spreading from northeastern states

sbmwa | August 18, 2010 | Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association Education Director Jeff Hoagland shows how to identify a troublesome invasive aquatic plant threatening central New Jersey: the Water Chestnut (Trapa natans). Learn what to look for, how to report your sightings and what you can do to help! Visit thewatershed.org/news to learn more.

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New map shows nation’s vegetation in detail for the first time

Conservation Maven calls our attention to the newly released U.S. Geological Survey’s first detailed vegetation map of the contiguous 48 states. The map will serve to identify habitat and inform conservation managers about biological diversity in order to build predictive models of wildlife distribution and biodiversity across large geographic areas. View or download the map and read more here.

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