Despite the damage that invasive flora and fauna do to our local landscape, invasive species can serve as a community-based resource for citizen science, community service, and studies of environmental science. From identification to eradication, invasive species present unique educational opportunities!
Connect to where you live by learning about invasive species and how they impact biodiversity. Then take action to eradicate! —
Japanese knotweed is one such species. This month in “The Ripple,” Kurt’s poetic approach to understanding the influence this invasive species has on our ecology and what you can do about it will leave you thinking and feeling more connected to the creatures that call the banks of our local rivers home.