Could climate change shift the conversation on this invasive species?
[This article was originally published by WHYY in partnership with The Delaware News Journal.]
On some summer mornings during Delaware’s prime beach season, Todd Fritchman can be spotted running along the sandy shores of the Atlantic Ocean or coaching squads of Baywatch look-a-likes on rip currents and rescues in Dewey Beach.
But when his towel is hanging up for the day, he might be found waging a war that’s decades in the making against one of the region’s most invasive coastal species.
And no, they’re not tourists.
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