As Tennessee continues its battle against invasive Asian carp, environmentalists say plans to erect new barriers to stop the carp from entering the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers are a step in the right direction.
A recent study indicates that fire ants, an invasive species in Appalachia, are becoming acclimated to cooler conditions.
Don’t be fooled by their looks — many popular plants sold in nurseries are actually invasive species that can kill off local flora.
State agencies in Appalachia are experimenting with different strategies to stop the spread of the invasive Asian carp.
The story behind the highly invasive vine that is creeping across the Southeast, and what can be done to stop it.
From monitoring the health of local waterways to tracking the changing seasons, people from all walks of life are seizing the opportunity to participate in scientific projects.
Researchers and other individuals are tracking the invasive plants and beetles that are edging out and harming native plant species in Appalachia.
New patches of Giant Hogweed, a toxic non-native invasive species, have been found in the eastern U.S., including Western North Carolina and parts of Virginia.
Evidence of Asian carp, an invasive species that can potentially injure boaters or recreationists by jumping out of the water, has been found in Chickamauga Lake northeast of Chattanooga, Tenn.
As the threat posed by the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid grows, so do efforts to save “the redwood of the East.”