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Beetle vs. Bird: Expert Panel Weighs in on Biocontrol of Invasive Tamarisk Trees

Dr. Anna Sher Simon | Posted 03.29.2015 | Science
Dr. Anna Sher Simon

Tamarisk was introduced to the Western U.S. from Eurasia in the late 1800s, and over the next 50 years it was widely planted as a fast-growing, drought-resistant ornamental and riverbank stabilizer.

Study: Tamarisk, Saltcedar, Russian Olive Removal May Not Save River Water

The Durango Telegraph | Will Sands | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The "vampire of Western watersheds" may be more bark than bite. New findings indicate tamarisk -- the poster child for weeds in the West -- is not as ...

Colorado Using Beetles To Eradicate Invasive Weed Species

The Denver Post | Bruce Finley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado agriculture officials are widening their battle against the West's most voracious invasive weed, tamarisk, by deploying a controversial leaf-...