The second in the three-part series on invasive species airs this week on Playa Country. On Tuesday at 6:44 pm central time, Biologist Gene Miller describes the problem with invasives along the banks of the Canadian River in the Texas panhandle and western Oklahoma. He and NRCS rangeland manager Clint Rollins created the consortium the Canadian River Cooperative Weed Management Area, a group of agencies, non-governmental organizations and landowners conducting invasive weed control efforts.
Downstream in Oklahoma, Chris Hise, manager of the Four Canyon Preserve near Woodward, OK, discusses participation. Landowner Kirk Fisher of Beaver, OK talks about control efforts on his Ellis County land. He's noticed Eastern Red Cedar taking over lots of land over the past 20 years.