Study Finds Climate Change Increases Risk of Plant Invasion in Eastern United States

AMHERST, Mass.—If present climate trends continue, three invasive plant species—kudzu, privet and cogongrass—are likely to continue their destructive march north, according to new computer modeling results predicting that climate change will greatly expand the range of all three species.


Domhnall Mitchell To Talk on Dickinson Manuscripts at Amherst College April 19

March 29, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Domhnall Mitchell, a Dickinson scholar and Copeland Fellow at Amherst College, will give a lecture called “Getting Nearer, Knowing Less: Reading Emily Dickinson’s Manuscripts” on April 19, at 4 p.m. in Porter Lounge at Converse Hall at Amherst College. The talk, part of “Dickinson Alive” week, is free and open to the public.