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<< 9-12-2002 Event Details: 9-13-2002 9-14-2002>>

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Team: South
Friday, September 13, 2002
School programs at the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Invasive plant species, including noxious weeds, are plants which are not native to an ecosystem but which have taken over that ecosystem and are endangering native species. This is an urgent and potentially disastrous problem throughout the public lands of the West, where invasive plants are destroying riparian areas, aggravating fire hazards, killing off native species, and even poisoning the soil. What can we do to combat this widespread and urgent problem?

Host: Bureau of Land Management, Arizona Strip Office, USGS
American Frontiers exhibit on US Geological Survey
  Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument--
  BLM Noxious Weed Website--
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Team: North
Sunny Day with Hot Showers Toward Evening
Today promises to be a fine one for Team North, as they pack out of the Bridger-Teton National Forest and back into the town of Jackson. It will be one of the last truly warm and sunny days the team will see for a while, and hot showers and flush toilets...
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Team: South
Hiking the Canyons of the Escalante
Having survived the ride up Hole-in-the-Rock Road, part of Team South begins a three-day, cross country hike from Calf Creek campground to Deer Creek campground. The hike is required in order to go around private lands surrounding the town of Boulder....
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