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Biologists Target Invasive Sea Lamprey
Monday, 08/27/12
Biologists plan to treat Lake Champlain tributaries in Vermont, again this fall, with a chemical that kills sea lamprey.
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Preventing The Spread Of Invasive Plants
Thursday, 08/02/12
By Steve Zind
Non-native, invasive plants are one of the biggest threats to the health of our forests. We’ll talk about these plants, from wild parsnip to Japanese knotweed to garlic mustard, and what’s being done to combat them.
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NY State Advises Against Closing Canal To Prevent Invasives
Thursday, 07/26/12
By John Dillon
Despite an urgent plea by scientists who want the Champlain Canal shut off to stop the spread of an invasive species, New York State says closing the canal is not feasible.
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New Invasive Species Appears Near Lake Champlain
Wednesday, 07/25/12
By John Dillon
For a tiny creature, the spiny waterflea is generating a great deal of concern. The invasive species has been spotted in the Lake Champlain Canal, just two locks away from the southern end of the lake.
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Lake George Group Fighting Highly Invasive Iris Species
Wednesday, 06/06/12
By Jane Lindholm
The Lake George Association is asking landowners and citizen scientists to be on the lookout for a botanical bully. The Yellow Iris may look pretty, but it's a highly invasive, non-native species.
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Vermont Students Attend Virtual Classes
Thursday, 05/05/11
By Jane Lindholm
Online learning is creating greater opportunities for Vermont high school students - and challenges for instructors teaching virtual classes.   
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Small Invasive Clam Found In Waters Of Lake George
Thursday, 09/02/10
By Mitch Wertlieb
It's been pestering the waters of Lake Tahoe for ten years, but now an invasive clam species has been discovered some 3,000 miles from those alpine waters - in New York's Lake George.
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