A literature review was conducted to summarize information on environmental, economic, and societal losses caused by 16 key invasive plants on rangeland and wildlands in the United States.Read More
River of Time is a 34-minute video highlighting the origin, history, and importance of the North Platte River in southeast Wyoming. The video discusses the introduction, impact and management of Russian olive and saltcedar on watershed values, agriculture, recreation and traditional lifestyles in the region.Read More
Published by Byron Sleugh, Mary Halstvedt, Chad Cummings, Vanelle Peterson, Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis, IN; and Robert G. Wilson, University of Nebraska Panhandle Research Center, Scottsbluff, NE. in 2010 Proceedings Western Society of Weed Science. V63: p43.Read More
Read an abstract by by Michelle K. Ohrtman, Sharon A. Clay , Shauna Waughtel and Janet Moriles; Published in Invasive Plant Science and Management: January-March 2014, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 25-31.Read More
Russian-olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia), a Eurasian tree introduced as an ornamental plant in North America has invaded riparian areas throughout the western U.S. Current research on the biology, ecology, impacts and control (biological, mechanical, and chemical) of this species was presented at the Northern Rockies Invasive Plant Council Conference in Spokane, WA in February, 2014.Read More
A new book by Drs. Scott Nissen, Andrew Norton, Anna Sher, and Dan Bean offers targeted guidance on how to develop management plans, implement various control strategies, and plan restoration for treated sites.
The difficulty in controlling this plant is its rapid resprouting after cutting and the buildup of salt in the soil under heavy plant densities. Systemic herbicides are one of the most effective methods to control infestations . . .Read More