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)
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).
Two-part production covering various aspects of mower operation in highway maintenance programs. Part I (14:30) covers pre-operation inspection of the mower and power equipment used in mower operation. Part II (14:20) discusses the actual mowing operation, as well as good mowing procedures on roadsides and median areas. VHS VIDEO (29:00)
Ten-part production augmenting the Wisconsin Pesticide Applicators Training Program. Topics include: Welcome & Introduction; Principles of Vegetation Management; Pesticide Laws & Regulations; Pesticide Safety is in Your Hands; Protecting the Environment; Pesticide & Container Disposal; Calibration; Vegetation & Resistance Management; Labels & Labeling; and Label Review. For more information, call (608) 262-7588 – Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT) Office. (1993) – VHS VIDEO (219 min), PROGRAM GUIDE.
Shows examples of poisonous ivy, oak and sumac. Gives tips on identification and treatment. Explains some myths along with ideas for prevention of exposure. (1990) - VHS VIDEO (8:00)
Provides comprehensive training on operation of leaf blowers and discusses maintenance, refueling and personal protective equipment needed for safe leaf blower operation. (Spanish Language version also available “Uso Correcto de las Sopladoras” – #19128.) (2000) – DVD (19:50).
Examines problems that develop beyond the traveled way and short and long term solutions. Shows problems on areas adjacent to forest roads. Touches on gullies, cracks and slumps, roadside ditches, ditch relieve culverts, live stream culverts and brush removal. (Part 3 of Forest Roads and the Environment Series, complete series also available – #18828). (2002) - VHS VIDEO (17:00)
Points out hidden hazards of right-of-way mowing and suggests ways to deal with them. (1996) - VHS VIDEO (24:00)
Uso Correcto de las Sopladoras (Proper Operation of Leaf Blowers) (Spanish Language Version) (#19128)
Provides comprehensive training on operation of leaf blowers and discusses maintenance, refueling and personal protective equipment needed for safe leaf blower operation. (English Language version also available – #19127.) (2000) – DVD (19:50).