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Pythons get the press, but invasive fern also damaging Everglades NP

The slashing of a machete through underbrush — a distinct metallic ting as regular as a metronome — marked the battleground Tuesday in South Florida’s fight against a tireless enemy whose only needs are sunshine and soil.


Deep in the last remaining intact portion of the northern Everglades workers hired under a new land management agreement hacked at an invasive fern that kills native swamp bay, wax myrtle and dahoon holly trees with a smothering blanket of lime green leaves.


https://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/20181031/along-with-pythons-theres-another-invasive-species-raiding-everglades

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WASHINGTON – Department of the Interior officials today joined leaders from the Sicangu Lakota (Rosebud Sioux) Nation and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as 100 wild bison from nearby national parks were re

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