Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 25, 2018

Feral Cats On Western Governor’s List Of Invasive Species

The New Haven Register reports on the The Western Governors’ Association catalogingthe top 50 invasive species in their region and how they have  caused billions of dollars in damage to agriculture and infrastructure.

Weeds, feral cats, insects and other pests are invading the U.S. West, and state governors released a list of the worst offenders Thursday in hopes of helping people recognize and eradicate the invaders before they spread.

Some of the species on the governors’ list have been in the headlines before, including water-gulping salt cedar trees and quagga mussels. Others may be surprises, such as feral cats.

“They have huge impacts to native bird species,”

Read full article at Feral cats make Western Governor’s list of invasive species – New Haven Register

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