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  •  Local Coromorants are killing their Eucs (1+ / 0-)
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    Polly Syllabic

    they have populated several Eucalyptus groves as roosting and nesting sites near the beaches, (and I have never seen that before)..but the foliage is gone on the branches, and the brush below is a ghostly white.

    This machine kills Fascists.

    by KenBee on Mon May 13, 2013 at 12:52:33 AM PDT

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    •  Much of Northern California (2+ / 0-)
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      RiveroftheWest, Polly Syllabic

      is slowly eradicating the Eucalyptus, which were imported from Australia a century ago for lumber.  Either it was the wrong kind or the wrong climate, because the lumber split too badly for use.

      Then some of them died in the occasional frosts, providing tinder for the Great Fires that decimated the Oakland hills 20 years ago.

      Orly, it isn't evidence just because you downloaded it from the internet.

      by 6412093 on Mon May 13, 2013 at 10:11:16 AM PDT

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