Category Archives: Mid-Atlantic

Forest Fragments in Managed Ecosystems Study – Invasive plant habitat projects

At the Delaware Invasive Species Conference this week two Delaware researchers presented some preliminary findings from research done through the FRAME long-term ecosystem study in northern Delaware.  Ph.D. candidate Solny Adalsteinsson is finding more ticks under multiflora rose than uninvaded … Continue reading

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How wide to stream buffers need to be to reduce plant invasions?

Most riparian buffer regulations are set to reduce nutrient inputs to waterways, but riparian buffers also serve as habitat for native plants and animals.  Plant invasions can significantly alter riparian habitats.  A new paper by Ferris et al. looks at … Continue reading

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