Tag Archive: signal crayfish

Jul 28

Out to Eat! July 28, 2012

A buffet of eating invasive species news and notes from around the internet! Invasive signal crayfish harvest commences in Lake Tahoe. Elsewhere, commercial harvest focuses on invasive rusty crayfish. In the Northwest, three states have teamed up in an assault on feral pigs. Tonka Beer Company in Minnesota fighting aquatic invasive species.  We’ll drink to that! …

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Jun 09

Out to Eat! June 9, 2012

A buffet of eating invasive species news and notes from around the internet. Popular Mechanics provides a slideshow of 5 invasive species you should be eating More news about the developing invasive crayfish market in Lake Tahoe Interesting use of invasive species in Tristan de Cunha in honor of the Queen’s Jubilee More coverage of …

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Dec 18

Out to Eat! December 18, 2011

Eating invasive species news and notes from around the internet! When life gives you invasive species, make a Christmas tree? The US Forest Service has unveiled its first national invasive species plan. Moving forward with plans to harvest invasive signal crayfish from Lake Tahoe.  But be careful, they may also soon be using pesticides to …

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Apr 29

Lake Tahoe Crayfish Boil

Boiled signal crayfish- let's eat!  Photo credit: Marion Wittmann

We’re honored to share this tasty crayfish recipe from Dr. Charles Goldman, one of the fathers of modern limnology!  Dr. Goldman has spent over 40 years conducting research on Lake Tahoe, home to today’s featured ingredient, the signal crayfish. Mini-Profile: Signal Crayfish Signal crayfish (Pacifasticus leniusculus) are native to western North America, living in freshwater …

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Feb 12

Weekly Invasivore Round-up Feb. 11, 2011

DIY Sparrow trap prototype from all resourced materials

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 there’s lots of feral swine, but also shoes, crayfish, crabs and even robots.