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March 31, 2023–Noah Cole
The Big Pull returns, Saturday April 8, from 10 to noon. Help your local wildlife area this Easter Saturday to be rid of invasive Garlic Mustard and protect the plant ...
July 23, 2020–Noah Cole
Lymantria dispar dispar moth caterpillar © Washington State Department of Agriculture
In the summer of 2020, many millions of spongy moth (Lymantria dispar dispar, LDD) caterpillars emerged across Ontario, causing ecological concern from North Bay and Sault Ste. Marie to Windsor ...
March 20, 2020–Guest blogger
Shoreline of Easter Island © James Kamstra
While strolling through the deciduous forest in September 2018, I looked down when a strange plant caught my eye. What was that? It looked much like Lopseed? Opposite leaves and ...
December 3, 2019–Smera Sukumar
Oftentimes when we talk about species at risk, we think about mammals, birds or reptiles and we forget about the many plants that are at risk in our province. That’s ...
July 31, 2015–Guest blogger
Dog-strangling vine © Noah Cole
In the Cadotte Lab at the University of Toronto – Scarborough, we examine the causes and consequences of invasion success, biodiversity loss and changes in ecosystem services in Toronto’s Rouge ...