Biologists and law enforcement are pushing to dismantle these unauthorized weed grow sites found on the state’s federal and state parks.”
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Although California legalized the cultivation and sale of recreational cannabis, illegal marijuana farming continues in the state’s federal and state parks. These grow sites use rodenticide, a type of pesticide, that harms local wildlife. Putting their safety at risk, a team of biologists and law enforcement are pushing to dismantle these unauthorized weed grow sites found in California’s forests.
Read “Illegal marijuana growers poison forests—these people fight back.”
Illegal Marijuana Farms Endanger Wildlife on California’s Public Lands | National Geographic