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Baseline vegetation survey linked to photos

By Bill Kleiman For a recently protected tract I developed a baseline vegetation protocol that seems doable, statistically sound, understandable, and visual. First I created numbered sequential random points.  There is a way to get GIS to randomize these points … Continue reading

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Seed drier

by Bill Kleiman, Nachusa Grassland Project Director At Nachusa we hand harvest with scissors and buckets several thousand pounds of seed from a few hundred species of plants.  When we bring in our seed it typically needs some time to … Continue reading

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2019 Illinois Prescribed Fires Summary

July 2018 through June 2019 Summary of Illinois Prescribed Fires Accomplished By Bill Kleiman with map work of Dave Holman Our Fire Council map of Illinois Prescribed Fires Accomplished highlights our fire community on one interactive map. Below, the speckles … Continue reading

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Adding seed

by Stephen Packard [Editor’s note:  For four decades Stephen Packard has been restoring a wide variety of sites.  His comments are notable, and blogposts are great.  I had asked Stephen for advice.   On a new acquisition, we are about to … Continue reading

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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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