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Water, Wetlands, and Wildlife

Summer 2001

Greener Roadsides

Greener Roadsides archive

Summer 2001


Purple Loosestrife Listed In Nebraska

The wetland invasive species threat, purple loosestrife, was added to the list of Nebraska Noxious Weeds in January of this year. Nebraska's list now includes seven invasive species: Canada thistle, musk thistle, plumeless thistle, leafy spurge, diffuse knapweed, spotted knapweed, and purple loosestrife. (Reported by Alex Martin, Nebraska Extension Weed Specialist, (402) 472-1527)
A big thanks to our Natural Resources Team member, Paul Garrett, for pulling together this entire edition devoted to wetland mitigation issues. Thank you also for all the website resources!

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