LAKE CREEK, Ore. - Perhaps the Southern Oregon outdoor fanatics who have fared best from the worst back-to-back drought years on record here are those who will be crouched against the base of an oak tree next week decked out in camo and holding shotguns.
They couldn't have timed it better. As the last of the interagency team of invasive northern pike killers stepped off of the Derks Lake on Thursday, it began to snow in Soldotna.
Orange hawkweed is so disruptive to native plant species, that farmers and gardeners in Europe and beyond have given it fanciful names such as "King Devil," '"Devil's Paintbrush" and "Grim the Collier.
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