Monthly Archives: April 2020

Herbicide Treatments to Reed Canary Grass, Clethodim vs. Glyphosate

Subtitle:  We need to focus on winning the war and not just the battle By:  Julianne Mason, Restoration Program Coordinator, Forest Preserve District of Will County April 21, 2020 Like all invasive species, reed canary grass is a formidable opponent.  … Continue reading

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Brush mowing

By Bill Kleiman The Middle Rock Conservation Partners have had a long winter and early spring of brush mowing.   MRCP purchased this large brush mower in early winter and have been working to keep the machine going. Above is the … Continue reading

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Hay rakes for fire breaks – an equipment review

By Bill Kleiman At Nachusa Grasslands we have miles of fire breaks that are mowed once a year in the Fall.   We typically use a batwing mower and mow two to four passes with the mower and make them wide … Continue reading

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