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Facing invasive species, Mendon to remove trees
Local News
April 26, 2017

Facing invasive species, Mendon to remove trees

By Evan Johnson 

Spread out among 17 tracts in the woods around Mendon, 150 acres of red pine are coming down this year.  The trees are being removed due to red pine scale, an invasive species that preys on the coniferous trees.

“If they’re not…

Invasive Asian Clam found in Lake Bomoseen
Local News
September 7, 2016

Invasive Asian Clam found in Lake Bomoseen

BOMOSEEN—State officials recently discovered the presence of an invasive clam species in Lake Bomoseen, according to a news release Tuesday, Aug. 30. The Asian clam has been documented in surrounding regions like Lake George, N.Y., but has not been found in Vermont until now. Asian…