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March 30, 2016 Katherine Hollins (Great Lakes Commission) Opportunity Non-native Phragmites is managed throughout the Great Lakes region by organizations and individuals working under varying circumstances toward diverse goals. As a result, managers develop different... Continue Reading

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Prioritization

Prioritization

APIPP uses a multi-tiered science-based prioritization framework that guides management efforts.  Non-native Phragmites was identified as a priority invasive species for management within the Adirondack PRISM due to its high level of invasiveness under New... Continue Reading

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Management

Management

The goal for each management site within the Core Area is to eliminate invasive plant cover, while minimizing off target impacts to desirable native species, so that the site will be re-colonized with a plant assemblage similar to the surrounding habitat. To achieve... Continue Reading

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Monitoring

Monitoring

To track the progress of each individual management site over time, APIPP conducts annual monitoring.  Each site has an annual photo log which is compared against previous years to assess trends in plant recovery. In addition, spatial data is collected annually using... Continue Reading

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References

Tools and Assessments New York non-native Plant Invasiveness Ranking Form The Nature Conservancy’s Invasive Plant Management Decision Analysis Tool (IPMDAT) New York’s Invasive Species Threat Ranking Assessment Process Weed Information Management System (WIMS) iMap... Continue Reading

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Background

Background

Setting priorities and tracking progress on a landscape scale GLPC Editor’s Note: This case study showcases prioritized management over a large service area, careful management of small patches, consistent monitoring, and successful community outreach efforts. ... Continue Reading

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