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Re: worms

Subject: Re: worms
From: Antony Croft
Date: Nov 30 2021 19:31:20
First it was ''cowspiracy'' now we have ''wormspiracy'' man does like to
assume so much about global ecology effects. Nature has always changed,
evolved, we only recently became aware of that, and fear it for our own
self centred preservation!

On Tue, Nov 30, 2021 at 8:31 PM Hare, Gareth <Gareth.Hare@xxxxxxxxxxxx.gov.uk>
wrote:


That would never work now in Toronto. Non-native earthworms (they all are
here) have managed to destroy the organic (humus) layer in forests. THis
is having an effect now on regeneration, soil and slope stability, nutrient
cycling, etc.


Michael Richardson B.Sc.F., BCMA
Ontario MTCU Qualified Arborist
Richardson Tree Care
Richardsontreecare.ca
613-475-2877
800-769-9183



That’s interesting Michael (although alarming!). Is there anything being
done or planned to combat the creatures?

Kind regards

Gareth



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