Wrestling with privet on Bluebell Island

David George Haskell:

Sharp blades and muscles: These are the lab tools used lately by my class. We’ve been mapping and eradicating privet from Bluebell Island, a local hotspot for wildflowers. Privet is a non-native invader and it overshadows and kills native plants.

More proof that we’re responsible for the balance of life in the Anthropocene.

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