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Old 03-29-2011, 12:39 PM   #11
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On page 6 of the xerces pdf about native plant use along roadsides http://www.xerces.org/wp-content/upl...s-society1.pdf

there is a discussion of wildlife and accidents.
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Old 03-29-2011, 12:52 PM   #12
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At this moment I am very upset. Once again there will be a try to go back to business as usual in ignoring the consequences of our actions. Voters in america maybe we should be notifing congress of our view. National Roadside Vegetation Management Association

http://www.nrvma.org/images/HR-872-R...urdens-Act.pdf
This act may be cited as Reducing Regulatory Burbens Act of 2011
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Old 03-30-2011, 09:04 PM   #13
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Get out the popcorn it's video time.

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Get out the popcorn it's video time.

YouTube - Sustainable Roadside Landscapes.mp4
GREAT FIND, Gloria! (...but it is a little too late for popcorn for me now.)

Where can I find the survey they mention? ....or is that already over?
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Old 04-02-2011, 08:39 AM   #15
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This is the most comprehensive list of native roadside plants I've found. It is put together by the DOT. You can select your state and find a list of recommended species. I downloaded the Kentucky list which I then checked with PLANTS database. You still need to determine which plants fit your area, plant community type etc. but it is a good start.

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Ecosystem and Vegetation System Mgmt | Water, Wetlands, and Wildlife | Environmental Review Toolkit | FHWA
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Old 04-02-2011, 09:07 AM   #16
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Thanks, linrose...great find! I just clicked on PA...now I'm gonna have fun exploring.

Good to see you posting again.
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I logged into Michigan...Never knew we has so MANY natives! Thanks
Good video on the subject as well.
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Old 04-04-2011, 05:22 AM   #18
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This is the most comprehensive list of native roadside plants I've found.
In the "I didn't know that" category: I discovered in there that Honey Locust is native to most of the U.S. Always something new to learn...
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