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January 1, 1993 | CAROL CHASTANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A broom from Spain is sweeping through the Santa Monica Mountains, and it's leaving an environmental mess. But the National Park Service is striking back, literally attacking the Spanish broom--an exotic plant that is killing off native flora--at the roots. On Thursday, a crew of seven inmates from a juvenile probation camp took up hatchets and "weed wrenches" to chop, hack and yank the plants from a rugged hillside a few miles south of Agoura Hills.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 1, 1993 | CAROL CHASTANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A broom from Spain is sweeping through the Santa Monica Mountains, and it's leaving an environmental mess. But the National Park Service is striking back, literally attacking the Spanish broom--an exotic plant that is killing off native flora--at the roots. On Thursday, a crew of seven inmates from a juvenile probation camp took up hatchets and "weed wrenches" to chop, hack and yank the plants from a rugged hillside a few miles south of Agoura Hills.
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