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On the Front Lines in the Battle Against Invasive Species: Strike Teams!

Invasive Species Strike Teams are an important part of environmental stewardship; they are the protectors and defenders of our native plants and wildlife! Invasive plants are fast spreading and can create ecological changes that crowd out native plants and alter habitats to make them unsuitable for native insects or animals. 540 more words

Park Projects

June 30 Corn Nitrogen Update!

Everyone suspects that there has been a fair amount of leaching of soil nitrate from corn fields in the Northeast this year, but how much?  Since most of the corn is more than 12 inches tall, it is too late to use the pre-sidedress nitrate test (PSNT) on most fields; recommendations are not valid if the samples are taken after that time.  651 more words

On Healing the 'Broken' Urban Landscape: Portland's Holgate Overpass & the Brooklyn Yards

Walking the Holgate overpass across the Brooklyn Switching Yard, with its adjacent container operation, is anything but pleasant. Trucks, trains, blasting horns and the four lanes of traffic whizzing by next to the 5′ wide sidewalks wipe away the positives of the views across the river and to downtown.   4,743 more words

Horticulture

Managing to Optimize Your Corn Silage Yield After a Difficult Start

by Daniel Hudson, UVM Extension

Overview
Excessive rain has likely caused significant leaching and/or denitrification in corn fields.  Recommendations generated by the pre-sidedress nitrate test (PSNT) are not nearly as useful in years when weather is as far from normal as it has been. 1,073 more words

Yellowstone National Park eyes adaptive management plan for winter motorized use

Public comments wanted

Staff Report

FRISCO — The National Park Service wants to keep a close eye on how motorized winter activities are affecting Yellowstone National Park, and the agency want to be in a position to respond if they need to. 321 more words

Environment

Research highlight: Citizen science in adaptive management

This post is the first in a series of research highlights published through the Commons Lab blog. These posts are designed to highlight new research contributions that we believe are particularly valuable for supporting citizen science and crowdsourcing within federal agencies, and among their collaborators… 595 more words

Commons Lab

Malleefowl workshops, Perth & Mildura

My flight from Tokyo had barely landed before I set off for Perth with the malleefowl adaptive management research team (including Mike Bode, José Lahoz-Monfort… 383 more words

Adaptive Management