Author Archives: Bill Kleiman

Registration open!!! July 11-12, 2017 Grassland Restoration Network Workshop

Join us at Konza Prairie Biological Station in Manhattan, KS for overview and field presentations on long-term plot and watershed-level studies in grassland ecology. This year’s workshop will focus how science at this National Science Foundation-funded Long Term Ecological Research … Continue reading

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GRN July 11-12, 2017 Konza registration delays

Sorry, we meant registration to be open by now but are having some registration/administrative hangups. Any day now registration will open.

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30 year fire report for Nachusa Grasslands

Dear Colleagues: The hyperlink to our report summarizes thirty years of fire at Nachusa Grasslands.  it also describes the current fire year.  Share wit your colleagues. http://www.nachusagrasslands.org/uploads/5/8/4/6/58466593/nachusa_annual_fire_report_2016_2017.pdf The July 11-12 GRN workshop at Konza will open registration in about two … Continue reading

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Brush mowing

This early spring has us doing prescribed fire and the winter work of mowing brush.  Below is a before and after of some brush mowing I did yesterday.  The light brush is invasive bush honeysuckle thickets, with hundreds of waist … Continue reading

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GRN Workshop July 11-12, 2017 at Konza

Save the Date! Grassland Restoration Network Workshop July 11-12, 2017 Join us at Konza Prairie Biological Station in Manhattan, KS for overview and field presentations on long-term plot and watershed-level studies in grassland ecology. This year’s workshop will focus how … Continue reading

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Mowing and pulling honeysuckle

My comments on mowing honeysuckle are similar to fire.  You can’t kill honeysuckle roots by mowing it.  But you can reduce a huge shrub to a tiny re-sprouting shrub that can then be easily treated with herbicide. Mowing down the … Continue reading

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Foliar application to honeysuckle

I have used foliar application on honeysuckle in the following manner.  On a fire break in a ruderal area with no native plants I had mowed down all sorts and sizes of honeysuckle and other woody plants.  The fire break … Continue reading

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