Daily Archives: April 22, 2009

Avoid Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Sumac

Enjoy Earth Day outside, but watch out for these dangerous plants. Glynn Wilson If you see this vine with three leaves and a menacing red tint, stay away. It’s poison ivy. Glynn Wilson This, similarly dangerous, is poison oak. Glynn Wilson Also notice the three-leaf pattern and the red tint on the stem. This is…

Black Warrior Riverkeeper Says 'Happy Earth Day'

Nelson Brooke, Riverkeeper and Executive Director of the Black Warrior Riverkeeper environmental group, says today is Earth Day, 2009, and he urges people to consider doing something to benefit your local environment today. “There are many events going on this month in concert with the spirit of Earth Day,” he said in a press release.…