Roadside Vegetation

Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management (IRVM) employs a variety of management tools and sound ecological principles to establish and maintain healthy roadsides. The IRVM tool chest includes:
  • Seeding native species
  • Preventing disturbances to existing vegetation
  • Conducting prescribed burns
  • Spot mowing
  • Judicious application of herbicide
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The Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management (IRVM) Dept is hard at work hydroseeding with the help of Interns Lillian Kies and Sam Romig.

See Through Underground Tile

Want to see what tile under a prairie looks like? Check out the video below, which was produced through the STRIPS program. STRIPS stands for Science-based Trials of Rowcrops Integrated with Prairie Strips.