Monday, August 31, 2020

Ummm...Who Had "Invasive Jumping Earthworms" For September?

From WRTV, Indianapolis:

Expert says invasive ‘jumping’ earthworms with destructive potential appearing in Western New York
University at Buffalo earthworm expert Nick Henshue says Amynthas, invasive "jumping" earthworms with destructive potential, are appearing in the Western New York area.

The earthworms live in the top few inches of soil, can grow to about the length of a pencil and gobble up fallen leaves that experts say play a vital role in forest ecosystems.

Henshue believes the invasive earthworms may have been transported to the area in part via contaminated mulch....