Feature Article: Vegetation of Isolated Montane Non-alluvial Wetlands of the Suthern Blue Ridge of North Carolina

This is an interesting thesis written by Brenda Wichmann. 2009 (Wichmann) Vegetation of geographically isolated montane non-alluvial wetlands of the southern Blue Ridge of North Carolina Abstract – The ecological significance of montane non-alluvial wetlands in the southern Blue Ridge region of North Carolina is well known. However, there is relatively little quantitative documentation of…

Call for Journal Articles

We plan to begin building a database of articles pertinent to bog restoration and management. If you have some literature that you believe would be useful to add to such a library, please email it to me at awarwick@tnc.org. We will set up dropbox if some files are too large to email.  We will begin posting articles in this newsletter.

New Article Offers New Information for Battling Reed Canarygrass

Reed Canarygrass is a coarse, cool season perennial grass that grows 2 – 6′ high.  It has become a major threat to in ecological integrity of our native wetlands as it forms large, monotypic stands and outcompetes most native plants. Invasion often occurs in concert with disturbances, such as ditch excavation and stream modification. This paper describes a reed canarygrass removal…