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Invasive plants a challenge in Hillsborough River State Park

12/30/08 Sadia Ahmed
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Hillsborough River State park is one of the oldest parks in Florida, built in 1936 by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Today, the park faces many challenges in preserving its original natural beauty, flora and fauna of the river and its surroundings.

One of the major environmental concerns in Hillsborough River State Park is the existence of non-native plants that were introduced from other parts of the country.

Many of today’s challenges are related to the invasive plants that sprea...

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