Viewpoints: Letters / Opinions
By A. M. Johnson
August 09, 2016
I recently completed the clearing of the remaining Tansy off our North Tongass property, an annual event. In viewing the adjacent properties some State and others private,this must be a record year for Tansy bloom. Reminds one of the 'Yellow Brick Road" from Wizard of Oz.
That thought recalls yet another annual effort by the U.S.Forest Service to eradicate this invasive plant. What is the status of the all out attack formulated by this agency on this invasive Plant?
How much Federal funds have been allocated over the years for this eradication effort?
It was noted a small group plucking about one day in July near the Ward Cove post office. Was that it?
Is there a count on the number of dead deer contributed to the consumption of Tansy? With the really large number of deer this year, one would expect to see some affected.
Somebody said that the Forest Service wants to eradicate Foxglove and Fireweed. Really?
Received August 05, 2016
- Published August 09, 2016
About: "Latest survey shows that 3 out of 4 Tansy plants make up 75% of the world population of Tansy plants"
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