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Phragmites Treatment and Management Prioritization Tool

Kevin Walters. While the invasive Phragmites has become widespread in much of the Great Lakes region, limited funding and resources dictate that groups trying to manage it regionally should carefully prioritize management sites to improve the likelihood of accomplishing management goals. The prioritization tool will allow those groups to rank many sites and focus on the highest priority locations first.

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Weedy Grasses as Pellet Fuel Feedstock: Research Update

Gregory Zimmerman. For the past several years, our research team has been experimenting with the use of weedy grasses for making heating pellets(to be used to heat your home). The focus of the project is to find economic uses for these weedy grasses as well as reduce greenhouse gas inputs into the atmosphere and improve farm finances

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Survey results!

Thank you to the 152 people who have responded to our survey. We're so excited to have your input and are working to address the needs that were identified. Curious? Check out the results: Final report on stakeholder survey to inform the Great Lakes Phragmites...

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