Tag Archives: Citizens for Conservation

Propagation of Wood Betony (Pedicularis canadensis)

By Luke Dahlberg, Citizens for Conservation I have heard from many in the restoration community over a several year period that there has been a “Pedicularis” interest in this plant, and I “wood bet’ony” that any information to continue to … Continue reading

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Restoring grassland birds and healthy prairie at Galloping Hill

By Becky Collings, Karen Glennemeier, Justin Pepper, and Daniel Suarez At the upcoming GRN meeting in Barrington, IL, we will visit a number of local restoration sites, including Galloping Hill in NW Cook County.The focus of this field tour will … Continue reading

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Warrior Sedge Wetland Restoration by Citizens for Conservation at Flint Creek Savanna

By Kevin Scheiwiller Goals of Project: Find a technique that can be used to sustainably rebuild streamside marsh, sedge meadow, and seeps in areas formerly dominated by wetland invasives through small trial areas (<1 acre) If trial plots appear effective, … Continue reading

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Propagating Swamp Betony by Luke Dahlberg

by Luke Dahlberg with Citizens for Conservation This work can be seen at this years GRN workshop. One of my goals that I wanted to achieve this year was to begin trials on the propagation of hemi-parasitic native plant species. … Continue reading

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Year one results: Comparing seeding into brome grass sod that was first mowed and sprayed with glyphosate vs. seeding only

By Kevin Scheiwiller, Restoration Manager, Barrington Illinois While attending the 2019 GRN Workshop in Madison, I was particularly impressed with the prairie restorations the Madison Audubon Society was undertaking. Young restorations of old brome fields already had a great display … Continue reading

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The Way of the Warrior Sedges

By Kevin Scheiwiller of Citizens for Conservation As many practitioners know, wetlands can be one of the most frustrating and resource demanding areas to restore. Countless wetland plantings have shown a large flush in native diversity in the first few … Continue reading

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