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Grazing, especially by goats and/or sheep, is often promoted as a control method for weeds or shrubs. Depending upon the life strategy of the weeds being targeted, grazing can be effective, but it’s important to set realistic objectives. As you … Continue reading
Managing invasive plant species is often the greatest challenge faced by land managers. Because there are so many invasives and so little time, it’s critically important to be thoughtful about how to approach them. There is much good advice available about … Continue reading
As I mentioned last week, I recently spent a couple days helping our land manager, Nelson Winkel, pull garlic mustard at our Rulo Bluffs Preserve in southeast Nebraska. The invasive species has just started to invade our property within the last several years. We’ve heard … Continue reading
Many of the prairies we manage have pretty degraded plant communities, characterized by low plant diversity and dominance by a few grass species – including the invasive Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis). Our primary objective for these prairies is to increase plant diversity, … Continue reading