A massive National Recreation Area which covers 150,000 acres of land in Ventura, and Los Angeles Counties is being hit hard by invasive plant species.
Some 4,000 problem areas created by non-native plants have been identified in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
The National Park Service has tried to deal with some of the hot spots, but now, a comprehensive plan to battle the problem is being developed.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story.
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