Monday, August 16, 2010

Felt Soled Boots Banned by Alaska, Vermont, Maryland and New Zealand

Felicity Barringer of the New York Times writes that felt soled boots used by fly fishermen because they help them cling to slippery rocks have been or are soon to be banned in New Zealand as well as several U.S. States. The felt soled boots are a major vector for the spread of Didymosphenia geminata, also known as didymo or rock snot. To read more click here.