Invasive ‘Jumping’ Worms Are Now Tearing Through Midwestern Forests

“The writhing worm in ecologist Brad Herrick’s hand is still fairly new in town, but it’s taken only a few years for its kind to collectively damage swaths of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum where he works. Arboretum naturalists knew they were dealing with Asian jumping worms, but they had no idea how to stop them from taking over.”

Read the full Audubon Magazine story by Katilin Sullivan