Integrated Pest Management Approach at the Crow's Nest Natural Area Preserve

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Presentation given by Michael Lott, Northern Region Steward at the Virginia Department of Conservation & Recreation.

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Integrated Pest Management Approach at the Crow's Nest Natural Area Preserve

  1. 1. Integrated Pest Management Approachat the Crow’s Nest Natural Area PreserveMichael Lott, Northern Region StewardDCR – Division of Natural Heritage
  2. 2. Goals of Invasive Species Control• Decrease the impacts of invasive species.• Develop and support partnerships and volunteers.• Increase public awareness.
  3. 3. Integrated Pest Management• Prevention• Outreach and Education• Early Detection and Rapid Response• Inventory• Treatment• Monitoring
  4. 4. Prevention
  5. 5. Education
  6. 6. Early Detection and Rapid Response Giant hogweed
  7. 7. Early Detection and Rapid ResponseWavyleaf basketgrass
  8. 8. Inventory
  9. 9. Inventory
  10. 10. Treatment Priorities• Prevention of new infestations• Early detection and treatment• Protection of known rare and sensitive resources• Treatment of sites with potential to spread infestations• Containment and control
  11. 11. Priority Control Ranking Distribution score Ecology score Control score Impact score Rel. Rel. Rel. Priority Relative Genus Species Common Family Biology & Distributio Difficulty Control Impact Ecology n of Control RankingPhragmites australis Phragmites Poaceae High 3 High 3 Infrequent 3 Difficult 1 10Rosa multiflora Multiflora rose Rosaceae Medium 2 High 3 Infrequent 3 Moderate 2 10Paulownia tomentosa Princess tree Paulowniaceae Medium 2 Medium 2 Infrequent 3 Easy 3 10Commelina communis Day flower Commelinaceae Medium 2 Insignificant 0 Infrequent 3 Moderate 2 7Eleaegnus umbellata Autumn olive Elaeagnaceae Medium 2 Medium 2 Infrequent 3 Moderate 2 9Albizia julibrissin Mimosa Fabaceae Medium 2 Low 1 Infrequent 3 Easy 3 9Microstegium vimineum Japanese stiltgrass Poaceae High 3 High 3 Frequent 1 Moderate 2 9Lespedeza cuneata Sericea lespedeza Fabaceae Medium 2 Low 1 Infrequent 3 Moderate 2 8Perilla frutescens Beefstake Lamiaceae Medium 2 Medium 2 Moderate 2 Easy 3 9Pueraria lobata Kudzu Fabaceae High 3 High 3 Moderate 2 Moderate 2 10Polygonum cuspidatum Japanese knotweed Polygonaceae Medium 2 Medium 2 Infrequent 3 Easy 3 10Lonicera japonica Japanese honeysuckle Caprifoliaceae Low 1 Low 1 Moderate 2 Moderate 2 6Hydrilla verticillata Hydrilla Hydrocharitaceae Low 1 Medium 2 Moderate 2 Difficult 1 6Vinca minor Periwinkle Apocynaceae Insignificant 0 Low 1 Infrequent 3 Moderate 2 6Alliaria petiolata Garlic mustard Brassicaceae Low 1 Medium 2 Moderate 2 Moderate 2 7Ailanthus altissima Tree-of-heaven Simaroubaceae High 3 High 3 Frequent 1 Moderate 2 9
  12. 12. Japanese Stiltgrass
  13. 13. Japanese stiltgrass
  14. 14. Treatment to Date• Contractor hired to spray• Grass specific herbicide Poast• Spot application of Rodeo• Approximately 16 acres along 22 miles of trail treated
  15. 15. Monitoring
  16. 16. Questions

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