In the News 2022

Opinions| I’m losing the battle against the brush. I am not alone. (November 2022) – The Washington Post

October is riparian buffer month (October 2022) – Independent Messenger

Elkton man looks to address kudzu infestation along Route 33 (September 2022) – WSHV 3

Spotted Lanternfly Season is Here (August 2022) – CBS 19 News

Blue Ridge PRISM Meets $20,000 Challenge Grant (August 2022)

Fairfax County volunteer’s petition urging Home Depot to stop sales of invasive plants takes root (August 2022) – FFXNOW

Group targets invasive Bradford pear trees with Jim Hurley (March 2022) – Radio IQ|WVTF

Community Corner Interview with Rowena Zimmermann (March 2022) – 106.1 the Corner

In the News 2021

Bug off: The invasive spotted lanternfly threatens central Virginia (Nov 2021) – C-ville Weekly

Kudzu, an invasive plant, runs rampant in Rappahannock (Oct 2021) – Rappahannock News

Nothing sweet about the bittersweet vine (Sept 2021) – Greene County Record

Invasive Species: Is There Hope in Virginia? (Sept 2021) – Rod Walker is interviewed by Tyler Harris, Virginia Tech

Blue Ridge PRISM Meets $20,000 VEE Challenge Grant (Aug 2021)

Group Working to Educate People About Invasive Plant Species (May 2021) – NBC 29

Into the Garden with Leslie on NewsRadio WINA (Apr 2021) – Blue Ridge PRISM’s founders, Rod and Maggie Walker, are Leslie’s guests

In the News 2020

Tree-of-heaven is anything but heavenly in your yard (Oct 2020) – Greene County Record

How to Remove Invasive Plants (Apr 2020) – Virginia Home Grown on VPM

Invasion of the Invasives (Apr 2020) – Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine

In the News 2019

Forest Friends Battle Invasive Plants (Oct 2019) – Radio IQ | WVTF

True or False -All Green Plants are Good? (July 2019) – James River Buffer Program

One couple works to return their forest to native-only species (Mar 2019) – Greene County Record

In the News 2018

Weed Warriors Train New Troops (Mar 2018) – Radio IQ | WVTF

Experts Offer Insight on Invasive Plants in the Charlottesville Area (Oct 2018) – NBC 29

In the News 2017

Mountain Ecology Class (Jan 2017) – Blue Ridge School

Killer Vines Attack Virginia Trees – Residents Fight Back (May 2017) – Radio IQ | WVTF

PRISM seeking volunteers, money to fight invasive plants along Blue Ridge (July 2017) – Greene County Record

Blue Ridge PRISM: Fighting to Save Virginia’s Flora from Unwanted Invaders (July 2017) – The Piedmont Virginian

Blue Ridge PRISM receives Garden Club of Virginia’s 2017 Elizabeth Cabell Dugdale Award (Nov 2017) – Shenandoah National Park Trust

Governor Hears About the Fight Against Invasive Plants (Dec 2017) – The Daily Progress

In the News 2016

Call to Action Against Virginia Invasives (Feb 2016) – Arlington Regional Master Naturalists

Invasive Species Removal Funding Available in 10 Counties (Oct 2016) – Virginia Master Naturalist

Landowner’s fight against invasive plants turns into a regional effort (Sept 2015) – Bay Journal