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Print (2005)

Review of  Amy Stewart’s book “"The Earth Moved: On The Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms", San Francisco Chronicle: Jon Carroll, Tuesday, February 22, 2005 

“Non-native earthworms changing state’s forests”,  Prescott Journal (Wisconsin), Outdoors Section, Thursday May 12, 2005

“Diggin’ the Dirt on Earthworms” by Margo Retson Du Bernard, Midwest Gardening Magazine, March-April 2005

“Wiggling in the Woods – invasive worms disrupting forest ecosystems” by Megan Parker, The Country Today newspaper, Outdoors Section, Wednesday, June 22, 2005.

“Worming into new territory” by Sophia Estante, Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine, August 2005, pages 24-28.

“Underground: how creatures of mud and dirt shape our world”, book by Yvonne Baskin. A project of SCOPE, the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment. Island Press, Shearwater Books, Washington, 2005.

Scholastic's Science World magazine, Jeanna Bryner
Assistant Editor, Science World
Scholastic Inc., 557 Broadway
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(212) 343-4538

Radio (2005)

NPR – Dick Gordon “The Connection”, Boston: call in show on earthworms, interview w/ Amy Stewart about her book. In was interviewed to give my perspective on the affects of earthworm in Minnesota and our educational efforts. March 16, 2005.

KDAL radio (Duluth), Dave Strandberg, on air interview, May 2005

Print (2004)

“Earthworms aren’t native to Minnesota”, Minneapolis Star Tribune, FIXIT column – January 4, 2004

“Attack of the alien earthworms”, National Geographic Magazine,  February 2004

“The Conqueror Earthworm”, Washington Post, by Kari Lydersen, March 29, 2004

Daily Oakland Press, Oakland, Michigan, early April 2004

“Invasion der Würmer”, bild der wissenschaft, pages 34-35, February 2004. http://www.wissenschaft.de/wissen/

“Worm warfare: how exotic earthworms are wreaking havoc in North American forests”, Brooklyn Botanical Garden, Plant & Garden News, Volume 19, Number 1, Spring 2004

“Earthwormed Over” by Peter Friederici, Audubon Magazine, March 4, 2004. http://magazine.audubon.org/exotics/exotics0403.html

“Earthworms – Eat, Excrete, Excavate, Repeat” By Margo du Bernard…some gardening magazine

"The Earth Moved: On The Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms", book by Amy Stewart. 2004 Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Radio (2004)

“Killer Earthworms”, The Osgood File, WCBS Radio 880 AM, June 10, 2004

Newspaper and Magazines (prior to 2004)

“Foreign earthworm alert”, by Adele Conover. Smithsonian Magazine, August 2000

“A bad case of worms: slippery interlopers threaten Minnesota’s northern hardwoods”, by Norman Berlinger. Minneapolis Star & Tribune, St. Paul, MN, August 21, 2000

Audubon Magazine, article by Peter Friederici, spring 2001

Wildlife Conservation Society Magazine, article by Julie Maher, fall 2001

“About that bait bucket”, by Erik Ness. Wisconsin Trails Magazine, May/June 2002

“Exotic worms killing off North American plants”, by John Pickrell. National Geographic News Online, January 10, 2003

“The earthworm turns: off home turf, it’s down to no good”, by Ellen Byron. The Wall Street Journal, July 7, 2003

“An invasion of Hungrier, Bigger worms”, by Christopher West Davis. The New York Times, July  20, 2003

“Researchers build a case for earthworm’s slimy reputation”, by Anne Minard. The New York Times, October 28, 2003.

“Invasion of the killer worms”, by Eric Slater. Los Angeles Times, September 18, 2003

Radio & Television Interviews (prior to 2004)

Earth & Sky, public radio syndicated science program hosted by Deborah Byrd and Joel Block, spring 2001

Great Lakes Radio Consortium, Minnesota Public Radio, by Stephanie Hemphill, summer 2001

KARE11 NEWS, by Ken Speake, summer 2000

WDSE-TV, Duluth public television, Almanac North, fall 2001

Minnesota Public Radio, All Things Considered – spring 2002

Earthwatch Radio - University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute. by John Karl, summer 2002 (?)

Wisconsin Public Radio – September 2003

CBC Radio, As it Happens - October 2003

Video/Television (prior to 2004)

MN-DNR video press release

KDLH, Duluth, MN, Sunday morning outdoor program, author - Dave Carlson

“Evil Earthworms” Discovery Planet, Canadian TV program – November 4, 2003. http://exn.ca/dailyplanet/view.asp?date=11/4/2003

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