Archive for Tag: native plants

Committee advances Space bill on native plant species brochures

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that would require plant nurseries to inform customers of the importance of native plant species in New Jersey advanced out of the Assembly Agriculture Committee Wednesday. Assemblyman Parker Space’s bill (A1584) specifies the N.J. Department of Agriculture create a brochure that touts the benefits...

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Committee clears Dancer, Space bill creating task force to control invasive species

TRENTON, N.J. – The pesky polka-dotted bugs known as spotted lantern flies, a notorious invasive species, and the threat of other non-native plants, animals and insects to New Jersey’s ecosystem would be the focus of a new task force approved by the Assembly Agriculture Committee today. Assemblymen Ron Dancer...

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