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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

Sites within the area are not prioritized, but are managed based on the willingness of the property owner. Property owners can do the work themselves or hire students from the program. Properties that have had students working on them in past years are prioritized to... Continue Reading

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Management

Management

In Ontario, herbicide use is not permitted for use along the shoreline so non-native Phragmites is removed manually.  From mid-July to mid-August, workers use a spade to cut individual stalks of non-native Phragmites 3-5cm (1-2in) below the soil surface.  Completing... Continue Reading

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Background

Background

Meeting the challenge of managing on a small scale without herbicide GLPC Editor’s Note: This case study showcases small-scale management that does not require herbicide. Due to the size of this project, not all protocols detailed in the case study are... Continue Reading

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