There is a new Emerald Ash Borer article out that evaluates different urban forest treatment options and weighs the pro and cons of each. And a recent tale from Fort Wayne, Indiana- which is trying to implement their plan.
This is a complex situation, all the more reason to stop, ask deliberate questions and make thoughtful decisions.
Economic Analysis of EAB Management Options:…Continue
Added by Rebecca Hargrave on February 28, 2012 at 5:34pm — No Comments
Forestry labeled herbicides can be an effective means of controlling undesirable forest vegetation and may present fewer risks to the forest manager when compared to the use of chainsaws or brush saws. They are used for achieving many objectives including: establishing desirable regeneration, increasing tree growth and timber production, creating and enhancing wildlife habitat, and controlling non-native/invasive plants. This webinar highlighted forestry herbicide application methods,…Continue
Added by Peter Smallidge on February 16, 2012 at 10:21am — No Comments
Today's webinar on forest herbicide control of vegetation raised some questions about herbicides to control swallow wort. I will provide a summary here, but note that herbicides are regulated and should not be used indiscriminately. Read and follow the label. Also, note that each state has differently label details, or may have, so review your state's regulations. Feel free to post links to other states as comments to this blog.
It is important to note that the exemption labels…Continue