News: Japanese Stiltgrass

  (Microstegium vimineum) is a shade tolerant, annual C4 grass. It is a straggling plant, usually 36” in height, and the reclining stems can grow up to 40” long. Its stems are typically branched, rooting at the lower nodes, and the nodes and internodes are smooth and hairless. The long narrow leaf blades are 2-4”…

Fundamental Forests

Forests are fundamental to life, they provide water and air quality mitigation, recreational opportunities, employment, tourism, saleable products and much more. In the U.S. forests represent a part of our national identity and preserving them as a legacy for future generations is a responsibility that we should not take lightly; “conservation is not a luxury,…