• jumping worms June 13, 2022 4:35 pm

    Jumping Worms Spreading in Connecticut

    A species of earthworm called the “jumping worm” is spreading through Connecticut. “They damage the root systems of shallow-rooted plants,” Dr. Gale E. Ridge, an associate scientist at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, said. The worm, which has a milky white-collar and strong, rigid body, has the potential to ravage landscapes and forest ecosystems.   Ridge called them a European-like…

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