Best management practices to assist road maintenance crews in controlling the rapid spread of invasive plants. Covers plant identification, inventory systems, mapping, mechanical removal, herbicide treatments, weed free products, maintenance techniques, and cleaning of equipment. (n.d.) - DVD (26:00) (Forest Roads and the Environment Series, complete series also available – #18828)
Horizontal banner promoting awareness of the Emerald Ash Borer and firewood quarantines. “You can keep the trees in Wisconsin’s yards, parks and forests healthy and beautiful. How? It’s simple. Don’t move firewood.” Measures 34” H x 83” W with metal grommets for hanging. (Also available as a vertical, free-standing display -#19106) (2011) – VINYL HORIZONTAL BANNER
Retractable “window shade” style vertical display in its own stand promoting awareness of the Emerald Ash Borer and firewood quarantines. “You can keep the trees in Wisconsin’s yards, parks and forests healthy and beautiful. How? It’s simple. Don’t move firewood.” Measures 87” H x 35” W in 10” D stand when fully extended. (Also available as a vinyl horizontal banner measuring 34″H x 83″ W – #19139) (2011) – SELF-CONTAINED DISPLAY WITH FOLDING SUPPORTING ROD.
Six part production providing information on rural gravel and dirt road maintenance. Set in federal forests, but the basic information is helpful for all rural low volume roads. Each segment is also available individually – most in video and one in DVD format (see item # following each segment title. 1. Forest Roads and the Environment (#18554) (18:00). – 2. Reading the Traveled Way (#18560) (16:00). – 3. Reading Beyond the Traveled Way (#18559) (17:00). – 4. Smoothing and Reshaping the Traveled Way (#18561) (18:00). – 5. Maintaining the Ditch and Surface Cross Drains (#18556) (16:00). – 6. Dangerous Travelers (#18818) (26:00). (2006) – DVD (116:00 – total).
Tabletop display introducing the general public to invasive plant species, covers identification, removal, disposal and follow-up. Focuses on Garlic Mustard, Wild Parsnip, Purple Loosestrife, Dame’s Rocket and Glossy and Common Buckthorn. Includes information sheets on each species. **Requires 3 panel folding display board available separately from Media Collection (#17635)**. (2002) – TABLETOP DISPLAY, INFORMATION SHEET MASTERS.
An introduction to biological weed control, specifically of Purple Loosestrife. Biological weed control reunites an invasive plant with natural enemies from its native range, providing a natural balance between the plant, the insects, and the wetland environment.Discusses why Purple Loosestrife is a problem in wetlands, what other control methods have been insufficient to control it, how biological control of weeds works and what measures were taken to be sure it is safe for the North American environment. (1996) – VHS VIDEO (28:00), PRINT MATERIALS.
Retired UW Weed Specialist Jerry Doll’s complete Farm Industry Short Course. Includes 28 lecture style presentations and three videos. Addresses weed identification and management in Midwest corn, soybean, small grains, forages, and pasture systems, but the principles are applicable to habitats and regions globally. **NOTE: Will only play on a PC or Mac DVD drive, will not play in a regular DVD player. Requires Flash Player 7 or above software, available free of charge from Adobe.** (2006) – DVD, PROGRAM GUIDE.
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan and her guests discuss how to identify poison ivy and what to do if you find it close to home. They focus on how to avoid the Emerald Ash Borer by planting trees other than ash. They also learn more about the Slow Food Movement and finally, about plants that don’t need soil to grow. (2008) - DVD (27:00).