We need to be far more informed and intentional as to what kinds of trees we plant in our communities. Some LI Towns are better than others here.
Phragmites is now taken for granted, accepted as part of our environment. That is a grave mistake. This invasive plant destroys local habitat. It can also be managed and in time defeated.
The Dirty Dozen Campaign names The Twelve Most UNWANTED Invasive Plants
“The Dirty Dozen”: The Twelve Worst Invasive Plants on Long Island
We must all be Loraxes now, champions of Nature in our community. Unless someone like us cares a whole lot, nothing is going to get better, it’s not.
Stormwater Management goes hand in hand with planting natives. Natives are drought resistant, so when there is water, they absorb a lot!
Mosquito dunks are a safe, effective, and inexpensive means of managing mosquitoes in your yard
The Spotted Lanternfly threatens our vineyards