Tag: invasive species

Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. We have a special guest at Parky’s Farm for today’s video, the tree of heaven. Tune in to learn why, despite its angelic name, the tree of heaven is actually an invasive species.

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Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. This sparse hillside at Winton Woods may not look like much now, but we’re working to make it into a pollinator’s paradise! Conservation Biologist Daniel shares what native species we’re planting to improve this new conservation area.

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The walkway of the Tallgrass Prairie Trail at Miami Whitewater Forest.

Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. We’re heading off the beaten path at Miami Whitewater Forest. Conservation and Parks Technicians AJ and Emily share more about how we manage invasive species in the parks and even tear down some invasive honeysuckle. This video gets loud, but you don’t want to miss it!

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A man dressed in an emerald ash borer costume poses for the camera.

Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Meet Eddy the emerald ash borer. Eddy is at Parky’s Farm telling us about how he came to the U.S. and why these tiny insects are huge pests.

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Join us on our Facebook page Mondays through Fridays at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. We’re celebrating Parks and Recreation Month by sharing what Great Parks employees do to keep your parks … well, great! Conservation & Parks Technician Jeremy is back at Sharon Woods, sharing how the Conservation & Parks team prevents invasive species from taking over green spaces.

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