Asian Jumping Worms

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Lucas
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Re: Asian Jumping Worms

Post by Lucas » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:02 pm

We travel the Milky way together, trees and men. - John Muir

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RayA
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Re: Asian Jumping Worms

Post by RayA » Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:35 pm

Asian jumping worms are here in Western Mass too. I learned that while making a short film on invasive worms.... https://youtu.be/5xvkIDs3zQk

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Re: Asian Jumping Worms

Post by JHarkness » Sat Nov 17, 2018 6:45 pm

Ray,

Unfortunately I fear that they're far more widespread that is commonly believed, as far as I know the most northern infestation is in the suburbs of Burlington, Vermont, and they can go quite a bit farther north than that. I've personally observed them in eastern Massachusetts along the Sudbury River.
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Re: Asian Jumping Worms

Post by Lucas » Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:33 pm

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2020/01/jumping-worms-are-taking-over-north-american-forests/605257/

They are bad.

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