Eradicating Reed Canary: Restoration Experiments on the Farm
October 28, 2020 - These reed canary experiments are challenging, labor intensive, and essential for the integrity of our farm and climate.
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This post was written by Jess Chandler and Emily Palena.
As things cool off in the production fields, the farm is bustling with ecological restoration projects. At the top of the list this season is experimenting with multiple restoration methods to mitigate the slow but steady creep of reed canary grass, an invasive species on the farm.
Restoration is the process of assisting the recovery of ecosystems that have been damaged, degraded, or destroyed. This process is challenging, labor intensive, and essential for the integrity of our farm and climate.