I hope you enjoyed the invasive plant species segment on Virginia Home Grown. If you missed it, I will post links to videos here when they are available.
A heartfelt thanks to Peggy Singlemann and the Virginia Public Media crew for hosting our agency and highlighting conservation work in the Commonwealth.
Below are the species we discussed and links to more information on invasive plants, control methods, vegetation management contractors, and more.
All things invasive species, a catalog of trouble:
Early Detection and Distribution Mapping System, a tool for citizen scientists and land managers:
The Flora of Virginia Project, an authoritative tome and excellent app:
Digital Atlas of the Virginia Flora, to quickly see information and quality photos for documented presence of plant species in Virginia:
Learn more about glyphosate safety in this fact sheet from Virginia Cooperative Extension:
This research suggests that bees are not harmed by glyphosate, but by other chemicals found in commercial herbicide products, such as Roundup: