Biology - Invasive Species

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In the area where you live, what species are invasive? How did they get there? How are they affecting the native species in your area? What management techniques are used to diminish these effects?

Nov 27th, 2014

  1. An invasive species can be any kind of living organism—an amphibian (like the cane toad pictured left), plant, insect, fish, fungus, bacteria, or even an organism's seeds or eggs—that is not native to an ecosystem and which causes harm. They can harm the environment, the economy or even, human health.

 birds or the wind can carry seeds from garden plants into the wild. Exotic pets escape or are released into parks, lakes, and rivers. People can carry seeds on their clothing, in suitcases, or on cars. Packets of birdseed can contain seeds of invasive plants. 

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