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Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Trying To Deal With Massive Invasive Plant Species Problem

Posted on Friday, August 9, 2013 12:02am


A massive National Recreation Area which covers 150,000 acres of land in Ventura, and Los Angeles Counties is being hit hard by invasive plant species.

Some 4,000 problem areas created by non-native plants have been identified in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

The National Park Service has tried to deal with some of the hot spots, but now, a comprehensive plan to battle the problem is being developed.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story.

Click on link to listen to/download story:  SMMNRA Invasive Plant Species

Information on August 27th Public Meeting In Thousand Oaks On Invasive Plant Management Plant:
www.parkplanning.nps.gov/meetingNotices.cfm?projectID=44351


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