What is Integrated Vegetation Management?

Often the needs of humans collide with the needs of wildlife. For many years we nary gave it a thought as we selfishly stripped away habitat in our never ending quest to make our lives better.

In particular, utility companies often come under fire for cutting away large swaths of land for the right of way for transmission lines.  I’m sure there are not many among us who are willing to live without electricity, so what are we to do when we care about our environment and the various species that live among us. 

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Integrated Vegetation Management and land stewardship may very well be the answer.  So many species, from plants, to birds, insects, to animals can all benefit from this practice.

Habitat Network has delved into this issue and come up with some very do-able solutions.

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  1. John April 2, 2018 8:29 pm

    Very informative and enlightening, thanks Chris!

  2. kat March 29, 2018 8:00 am

    Really good stuff to know.