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Removing invading plants can harm native ecology

Posted by: | April 15, 2011 Comments Off |

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The removal of invasive beach grasses on the Oregon coast to improve nesting habitat for the western snowy plover, a threatened shorebird, can harm non-target, native plant species and dune ecosystems, an Oregon Sea Grant-supported study shows. The findings, published by researchers from Oregon State University in Ecosphere, a professional journal, suggest […]

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