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Early detection of new plant invaders in New England: Your help is needed!

Early detection of new plant invaders in New England: Your help is needed! RHODORA, Vol. 116, No. 967, pp. 000­000, 2014 E Copyright 2014 by the New England Botanical Club DOI: 10.3119/14-03; first published on-line Month xx, 2014. EARLY DETECTION OF NEW PLANT INVADERS IN NEW ENGLAND: YOUR HELP IS NEEDED! KAREN LOMBARD The Nature Conservancy, 99 Bedford St., Boston, MA 02111 Corresponding Author; e-mail: klombard@tnc.org CYNTHIA BOETTNER Silvio O. Conte National Fish & Wildlife Refuge, 103 E Plumtree Rd., Sunderland, MA 01375 In an effort to prevent the spread of invasive plant species that are either recent arrivals in the New England area or are known to be invasive in adjacent parts of the Northeast, we are asking local botanists to assist in tracking and reporting these ``Early Detection'' species. Our goals are to learn more about the distribution of these species, to make the discovery and removal of these species more efficient, and to prevent their establishment before they become uncontrollable and/or too expensive to eradicate. The success of this effort depends greatly on tapping into the knowledge of those of you who ``walk the land,'' so to speak, and are knowledgeable about what plants grow where and thus may recognize a new invader to a town, county, state, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Rhodora Allen Press

Early detection of new plant invaders in New England: Your help is needed!

Rhodora , Volume 116 (967) – Jul 1, 2014

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Allen Press
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New England Botanical Club
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THE BOTANISTS' CORNER
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0035-4902
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RHODORA, Vol. 116, No. 967, pp. 000­000, 2014 E Copyright 2014 by the New England Botanical Club DOI: 10.3119/14-03; first published on-line Month xx, 2014. EARLY DETECTION OF NEW PLANT INVADERS IN NEW ENGLAND: YOUR HELP IS NEEDED! KAREN LOMBARD The Nature Conservancy, 99 Bedford St., Boston, MA 02111 Corresponding Author; e-mail: klombard@tnc.org CYNTHIA BOETTNER Silvio O. Conte National Fish & Wildlife Refuge, 103 E Plumtree Rd., Sunderland, MA 01375 In an effort to prevent the spread of invasive plant species that are either recent arrivals in the New England area or are known to be invasive in adjacent parts of the Northeast, we are asking local botanists to assist in tracking and reporting these ``Early Detection'' species. Our goals are to learn more about the distribution of these species, to make the discovery and removal of these species more efficient, and to prevent their establishment before they become uncontrollable and/or too expensive to eradicate. The success of this effort depends greatly on tapping into the knowledge of those of you who ``walk the land,'' so to speak, and are knowledgeable about what plants grow where and thus may recognize a new invader to a town, county, state,

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RhodoraAllen Press

Published: Jul 1, 2014

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