Roundup for September 10, 2011

Eating invasive species research and event at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Invasivores in New York may soon need to hunt truly wild feral pigs rather than captive pigs, and we’re on board.  In case you missed it, check out our review of Mark J. Hainds’ Year of the Pig which details his experiences hunting feral pigs under all sorts of conditions.  Also, check out the book tour blog for more information.

Invasive blackberries provide good eats for people and bears in Oregon.

Divers are finding lionfish off the coast of the Florida panhandle.

Yesterday, a Army Corps of Engineers report confirmed that environmental DNA surveillance represents a reliable scientific tool for the detection of invasive Asian carp.

Lynne Rossetto Kasper from NPR’s The Spendid Table (The show for people who love to eat) offers Pan Fired Dandelion Greens with Tomatoes.

Wynne Parry, who flattered us with a nice article a while ago, reports that king crab are invading the Antarctic as the waters there warm.

And this week we found out about a cool new sustainability conference taking place in Austin, Texas in October.    Check out SXSWeco for the details.

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