Salt Cedar http://hppr.org en Controlling Invasives in Central Nebraska http://hppr.org/post/controlling-invasives-central-nebraska <p></p><p></p><p>This episode of Playa Country is a report on woody shrub invasions and control efforts in Nebraska. Biologist Kirk Schroeder of Grand Island enumerates particular weeds invading Nebraska: phragmites is a growing problem in waterways and riparian land, Russian Olive and Eastern Red Cedar are invading uplands. Tom Hartman of Grand Island manages the family ranch at Scotia, NE, and faced an onslaught of ERC.</p><p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 06:01:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 25944 at http://hppr.org Controlling Invasives in Central Nebraska The Endangered Arkansas Shiner: The Canadian River is Not a Safe Place to Call Home http://hppr.org/post/endangered-arkansas-shiner-canadian-river-not-safe-place-call-home <p></p><p>The Arkansas Shiner is a small, silvery minnow that spawns in the Canadian River.&nbsp; It also has a prime spot on the federal government’s list of threatened species.&nbsp; No longer found in Arkansas, numbers were so diminished two years ago, shiners were netted and taken to a hatchery in Oklahoma to preserve them reported <strong><a href="http://www.texastribune.org/2013/09/05/along-canadian-river-concerns-about-drought-and-fi/?utm_source=feedly">The Texas Tribune</a></strong>.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 05:00:03 +0000 Cindee Talley 21618 at http://hppr.org The Endangered Arkansas Shiner: The Canadian River is Not a Safe Place to Call Home