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chainsaw safety video

Nice short video by Tim Ard on felling. Only 8 minutes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wj1d85CLDOQ   Video is clear and short. I liked how the plunge cut was used on a small tree. The plunge cut allows you to get the back-cut done, your … Continue reading

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Julianne Mason on Basal Bark Applications Using an Oil-Water Emulsion

I am re-sending this post from Julianne Mason as it may have not gone through to some folks the first time.   – BK Julianne Mason Fall is a lovely time here in northeastern Illinois.  The leaves are turning, mornings are … Continue reading

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Julianne Mason on “Basal Bark Applications Using an Oil-Water Emulsion”

Editors note:  At our recent GRN Workshop in Kane County I announced I was looking for guests to write posts for this blog.  Juli Mason was in the audience and below she gives us a helpful  report.  If you have … Continue reading

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GRN 2018 Workshop a success

We had dozens on a waiting list for this sold out workshop.  Rain was threatened but we stayed dry.  We heard several solid talks, and we had two days of concurrent field trips, ample food and colleagues to learn from. … Continue reading

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Black locust control

On the left is invasive black locust, Robinin pseudoacacia, that is still alive even though I sprayed them from a boom with 2% glyphosate and 1% Habitat. That herbicide mix killed all the other plants including reed canary grass. On … Continue reading

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GRN 2018 workshop registration open, and hyperlink repaired

You are cordially invited to attend the 2018 Grassland Restoration Network Workshop Wednesday, September 5th & Thursday, September 6, 2018 Hosted by the Forest Preserve District of Kane County and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, located an hour west of Chicago, … Continue reading

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Registration open for GRN annual workshop Sept 5,6 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the 2018 Grassland Restoration Network Workshop Wednesday, September 5th & Thursday, September 6, 2018 Hosted by the Forest Preserve District of Kane County and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, located an hour west of Chicago, … Continue reading

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