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The Case of the Undead Buckthorn (Foliar Treatments with Triclopyr Herbicide)

By: Julianne Mason, Restoration Program Coordinator, Forest Preserve District of Will County We have had a recurring issue over the past decade with common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) not truly dying after being foliar treated with triclopyr 3A herbicide in dolomite … Continue reading

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2019 GRN Workshop Schedule

MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2019 5 p.m. pre-workshop dinner at Heartland Grill in the Sheraton Madison Connect with other attendees at a casual dinner and social time. (Note: this event is not covered by conference fee.)   TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2019 … Continue reading

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GRN Workshop registration ends August 5

The link below has the agenda and workshop registration. July 26 was the last day for the discounted block of hotel rooms. But ask for the rate and see what they say. Remember to book a hotel room if you … Continue reading

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Managing invasive cattails by Nathan Herbert

Nathan Herbert Managing wetland habitat inevitably involves controlling cattails. Recovering a wetland from a well-established cattail colony is a 5-to-10-year project that requires persistence and multiple herbicide application methods. In colonies with a high density of cats, a two person … Continue reading

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GRN Workshop Registration deadlines!

The link below has the agenda and workshop registration. Friday, July 26, is the last day for the discounted block of hotel rooms. Remember to book a hotel room if you need one. The field trips are filling up fast. … Continue reading

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GRN Workshop Registration Open!

The link below has the agenda and workshop registration.  Remember to book a hotel room if you need one.  Kudos to Mike Hansen for coordinating the workshop! Grassland Restoration Network 2019 Workshop  

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Weed spade a mighty tool

Below I am carrying a bottle of broadleaf herbicide in a nail pouch and a “Parsnip Predator” weed spade.  This weed spade is offered by The Prairie Enthusiasts.  They have a nice description online.  The spade is light weight and … Continue reading

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