For many people, earthworms trigger memories of childhoods spent rooting around in the dirt or thoughts of a home garden teeming with fresh veggies. Earthworms have long been considered a gardener's best friend since they can help aerate and enrich the soil, and even help the planet as a whole. But for most earthworm species you find in North America, that's where their benefits end. That's because they're an invasive pest that's a threat to hardwood forests.
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Written by Ashley Hamer December 27, 2017
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