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DOI releases draft plan to fight invasive species in PAs and other public lands

Interior Department officials have released a draft plan for battling invasive species such as Burmese pythons and Asian carp that threaten to upset native species in national parks and other public lands.

As Traveler noted in December, there has been, for a disturbing amount of time, a slow, creeping invasion of the national parks, one arriving in the form of an ecosystem-upsetting menagerie that poses a significant threat to both native species and the very integrity of the parks.

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