Thursday, July 21, 2011

Spreading the Right Messages About Invasives

Excerpt from article in Diversity and Distributions invasive bush "honeysuckle disproportionately impacts birds of conservation concern and acts as an ecological trap even for generalist species. Although there is a real need to fully consider both positive and negative consequences of invasive species, if such research is not placed within the proper ecological context, we risk sending distorted or mixed messages to managers." Read the entire article by Amanda D. Rodewald, School of Environment & Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
Link to article: Spreading messages about invasives
Spreading messages about invasives, Diversity and Distributions, (Diversity Distrib.) (2011) 1–3
Lonicera maackii, photo by Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut,