Invasive plants are introduced species that can thrive in areas beyond their natural range of dispersal. These plants are characteristically adaptable, aggressive, and have a high reproductive capacity. Their vigor combined with a lack of natural enemies often leads to outbreak populations.
(Source: USDA Web site
Depending on the species, time of year, extent of infestation, and other factors, management can include cutting, pulling, burning, herbiciding, or a combination of these treatments. Herbicides are avoided as much as possible and are only used with extreme care when necessary. Invasive Plants Occurring at Cooper Farm/Skinner Field Area
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For more information on vegetation management on our properties, contact John Taylor