August 26 2021 Of Interest
Appearances are deceiving. Here we find that one area’s invasive plant is another’s landscape savior. I live in South Florida where we’ve had ample opportunity to see the unintended consequences of introducing non-native vegetation (and animals for that matter). Some scientists believe phragmites, a prolific invasive species, can help fight climate change. I am skeptical. Still, you have to admire the research and consideration that turns a villain into a hero. Read more here.