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Invasive species get the ax
Durango removing nonnative trees from riverside property:
This article highlights the Southwest Conservation Corps' removal of nonnative Russian olive and Siberian elm along the Animas River north of Durango!
By Dale Rodebaugh, Herald staff writer
Photo by: JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
Caption: Jake Lee, crew leader with the Southwest Conservation Corps, cuts a collar around a Russian olive tree in Oxbow Park and Preserve along the Animas River north of Durango. The city of Durango is in the process of removing invasive Russian olive and Siberian elm trees.