Invasion Shadows: The Accumulation and Loss of Ecological Impacts from an Invasive Plant (Japanese stiltgrass), 2017.

By Daniel R. Tekiela and Jacob N. Barney.

This article describes how the impact of weedy plants can linger for years.  Newly established invasive populations don’t produce the same level of lingering legacy effects as those that are long established, making early eradication imperative.  READ THE FULL ABSTRACT.

Native Grass Establishment following Application of Pyridine Herbicides, 2017.

By Rodney Lym and others.

Results of a regional study, to evaluate the effect of several herbicides on cool- and warm-season native grass species establishment, showed that Milestone can safely be used to control susceptible invasive plants preceding grass species establishment.  READ MORE

Invasive Plant Inventory and Early Detection Prioritization Tool

Invasive Plant Inventory and Early Detection Prioritization Tool

Utah State University partnered with the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to conduct invasive plant prioritization workshops and inventories on selected National Wildlife Refuges across the United States. A result of this partnership is the Invasive Plant Inventory and Early Detection Prioritization Tool (IPIEDT) and associated user's guide.  READ MORE

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The National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration 2015-2020

The National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration 2015-2020

The National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration 2015-2020 (PDF, 12MB) promotes the use of native plant materials to restore plant communities and support healthy ecosystems. The National Seed Strategy, a collaboration between 12 federal agencies and over 300 non-federal partners is led by the Bureau of Land Management.

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Managed Pollinator Protection Plan Status

Managed Pollinator Protection Plan Status

The Pollinator Protection Initiative Task Force charged the Environmental Protection Agency to identify a process to evaluate the impact of pesticides on pollinators, develop plans to manage pollinators and enhance pollinator habitat. As a result, the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture began developing State Managed Pollinator Protection Plans (MP3). 

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