Monthly Archives: May 2020

Using images to summarize a restoration project

We get so busy doing conservation that we often don’t report out on the work we accomplish.  Or we create a dry report and wonder if anyone reads it.  I was recently involved with a brush mowing project where we … Continue reading

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Tender Truck for Rx Fire

By Bill Kleiman, Nachusa Grasslands, The Nature Conservancy If you manage grasslands you likely also do prescribed fire. I have been posting fire and fire equipment articles with the GRN because I also provide content for the Illinois Prescribed Fire … Continue reading

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Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia esula L.)

By Eric Hoff and Haley Bloomquist, The Nature Conservancy, Brown Ranch, North Dakota. Leafy spurge is native to Eurasia and thought to have been brought to the upper Midwest in the late 1800’s.  A very aggressive plant, Leafy Spurge spreads … Continue reading

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THE 1-2 PUNCH

By Bryon Walters, Illinois Natural Area Improvements Spring is a great time to go after all those exotic and invasive basal rosettes that like to pop up early. This mix will be very effective towards a wide array of broadleaf … Continue reading

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