Regional News
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Thu August 1, 2013

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Battles Invasive Plants


When people think about invasive species, they often consider animals like lion-fish and zebra mussels. But, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources manages invasive plants too. Biologist Terri Estes says non-native plants can have a negative effect on an entire ecosystem. Ms. Estes talked to   WNKU’s Matt Kelley about what invasive plants are found in the region and what’s being done about the problem.  (get more information at www.kdfwr.state.ky.us )