Effect of Milestone® on Canada Thistle and the Native Plant Community in a Restored Tallgrass Prairie

Effect of Milestone® on Canada Thistle and the Native Plant Community in a Restored Tallgrass Prairie

Native tallgrass prairies are diverse ecosystems that evolved with periodic disturbances such as fire and grazing pressure and are dominated by species that include big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii Vitman), Indiangrass [Sorghastrum nutans(L.) Nash], and switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.).

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Successful Habitat Restoration at Eastern Island, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

Successful Habitat Restoration at Eastern Island, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

 Midway Atoll is an amazing group of islands supporting and abundance of wildlife, but unfortunately humans have disturbed this fragile ecosystem. The US Fish and Wildlife Service is tasked with enhancing the quality of habitat on the Atoll for nesting seabird species as well as other biological resources. A large part of the restoration efforts include controlling invasive plants and replanting specific areas with native or desirable vegetation.

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