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Submit Your Nomination for the Invasive Plant Action Awards

Submit Your Nomination for the Invasive Plant Action Awards Today! The period for this year's Invasive Plant Action Awards nominations is now open! To Nominate: Follow these instructions or submit using this Google form. The deadline to submit nominations is June 15,...

Callery Pear Buy-back Event 4/26/22

HOW TO SIGN UP & GET ONE FREE TREE Are you ready to get a free replacement tree? Signing up is easy. (Want to know which species of replacement trees are available for your location? See step 2 below.) Step 1: Choose your location and click the link below to sign...

How Bradford pear threatens open lands

"Callery pear seedlings are moving further and further into the countryside, away from the suburbs and cities from whence the problem sprang," writes Brett O'Brien, Natural Resources Supervisor for Columbia, Missouri Department of Parks & Recreation. Here is why...

Invasive to Watch This Month

Wintercreeper (Euonymus fortunei) is a vigorous vine that invades forest openings and margins. It grows across the ground, displacing herbaceous plants and seedlings and climbs trees high into the tree canopy by clinging to the bark.