Loading…
Wild Things 2019 has ended

Log in to bookmark your favorites and sync them to your phone or calendar.

Session 2 [clear filter]
Saturday, February 23
 

11:15am

SPLIT SESSION: Keeping Crown Vetch, Teasel and Purple Loosestrife at Bay at a High-Quality Preserve / Callery Pear: The Invasive Trojan Horse
Keeping Crown Vetch, Teasel and Purple Loosestrife at Bay at a High-Quality Preserve
Eriko Kojima, Volunteer Steward, Somme Preserve, North Branch Restoration Project (FPCC)
Presenter will share the methodology aimed at eradicating troublesome herbaceous invasives at a high-quality preserve, with a focus on crown vetch, teasel, reed canary grass, and purple loosestrife. We will discuss application techniques, chemicals, and timing.

Callery Pear: The Invasive Trojan Horse

Patricia Hayes, Volunteer Site Steward, Orland Grassland (FPCC)
Callery Pear (Pyrus calleryana), a China & Vietnam native, was hybridized to be the perfect ornamental tree.  Its commonly known cultivar, Bradford Pear, continues to be the darling of gardened landscapes but is a vicious invasive.  Find out what it looks like, how it escapes, and removal strategies at Orland Grassland, a 960-acre site of rolling grassland with about 800 acres of open, contiguous prairie.

Presenters
PH

Patrcia Hayes

Volunteer Site Steward, Orland Grassland (FPCC)
avatar for Eriko Kojima

Eriko Kojima

Volunteer steward
Life is beautiful and each day is a precious gift I accept with gratitude. I strive to live it with humility, a sense of humor and detachment. Towards all who cross my path I offer love, kindness and positivity. I dedicate each day to serve the earth and its creatures. Let's do it... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 11:15am - 12:00pm
rm. 47