Wisconsin is currently threatened by the spread of several invasive plant species that have the potential to outcompete native plants and completely alter natural ecosystems. This can have disastrous consequences for wildlife and people, including reduced habitat for fish and wildlife, degraded water quality, property damage, and reduced opportunities for outdoor recreation. Thanks to a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant, the Ozaukee Washington Land Trust is working with organizations across southeast Wisconsin to combat the spread of four invasive weeds. Read more here.
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