The Weekly Invasivore Round-up compiles our favorite news and blogoshpere items from the week which we think are relevant to Eating Invasive Species. This week: Google recipes, Asian Carp, Rock Snot, attack strategies, lionfish, nutria, snakehead and more.
Pick of the Week
Google launches new recipe search!
Saturday Feb 19
As feed for animals and humans, and a source for omega-3 fatty acids or fish oil.
Sunday, Feb 20
Maryland becomes the first state to ban felt-bottomed fishing waiters, which contribute to the spread of the edible, if slimy, “rock snot” Didymosphenia geminate.
Tuesday, Feb 22
Ecologist Chris Helzer provides some strategy suggestions on the best ways to approach harvest and destruction of invasive prairie plants.
Thursday, Feb 24
Defenders of Wildlife are an amazing advocate for native plants and animals in the face of invasions. It’s good to see them onto Lionfish derbies.
Is Google invasive? Maybe a little, but it’s definitely becoming more edible. They’ve launched a recipe search!
Friday, Feb 25
Lionfish. The “popular” edible invader, but there’s plenty other tasty invaders out there.
And many are of course, edible.