Weekly Invasivore Round-up Jan. 29, 2011January 29th, 2011 at 8:00
Pick of the Week: Monday, Jan. 24
Let them eat carp- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Karen Herzog on Chicago area Chef Jimmy Wade’s “Tapas Tuesday” feast where on Feb 1st, he’s going to be serving up Asian Carp and other invasive species. This looks delicious, if any Invasvores out there can make it, comment or drop us a line and tell us how good it was. Reservations are recommended.
Saturday, Jan. 22
Volunteers help pick up pesky air potatoes at Orlando park- Orlando Sentinel.com
Sunday, Jan 23
Wintertime battle against invasive plant life- The Daily Register.com
Brian DeNeal writes that while now’s a great time for manually controlling invasive “Autumn Olive” (Elaeagnus umbellate) we at Invasivore found an article suggesting that it also edible -tart and sweet. We’ll try and find a patch in the fall and let everyone know. This appears to be a VERY invasive species. We’ll be suggesting a harvest-then-destroy approach. We recommend The Nature Conservancy’s species info.
Eat a Lionfish- Save a Caribbean Reef
Tuesday, Jan. 25
What’s Eating You?
Humans aren’t the only Invasivores! Deep-Sea News reports on a native snapper taking an invasive lionfish out to lunch.
Though it does need some human help.
Wednesday, Jan. 26
Snakes stay put