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Invasive Reed canary grass control

By Bill Kleiman As described in Plants of the Chicago Region, “Phalaris arundinacea, reed canary grass, is introduced from Eurasia. This grass is planted by farmers for pasture and erosion control. It is very common in marshes and other moist … Continue reading

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Herbicide Treatments to Reed Canary Grass, Clethodim vs. Glyphosate

Subtitle:  We need to focus on winning the war and not just the battle By:  Julianne Mason, Restoration Program Coordinator, Forest Preserve District of Will County April 21, 2020 Like all invasive species, reed canary grass is a formidable opponent.  … 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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Control of reed canary grass

By Bryon Walters, Conservation Contractor, near Mendota Illinois In early Spring 2018, I wanted to reduce Reed Canary Grass (Phalaris arundinacea) in a very nice, perpetually wet seep area. This area in late May will be solid Skunk Cabbage, Marsh … Continue reading

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