D. vex grows in dense colonies. Although each individual is microscopic, together they form a slimy mat resembling a sponge. (Photo/KCAW/Robert Woolsey)

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s Invasive Species Program is back in Sitka this spring, with a new round of research on the best way to kill off an organism called d-Vex.

KCAW’s Robert Woolsey recently spoke with the project director Tammy Davis.

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ADF&G and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center will give a presentation on the work, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 23 in the Sitka Sound Science Center.