Monday, August 22, 2011

Ausust 22, 2011

Hogweed Invades Woodstock, NY

By Julia Reischel
Watershed Post

Bad news just in from CRISP -- the Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership: The dreaded giant hogweed plant has officially been found in Woodstock.

The invasive weed can grow up to 15 feet tall and its sap causes caustic burns on human skin. It's been advancing across the Catskills, but hadn't been found in Ulster County until now.

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