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Illinois Nature Preserves Invasive Species Management Guidelines



Non-native and native aggressive plant species for which specific control recommendations are given in the Vegetation Management Manual (Vol. 1, numbers 1-40)

Vol. 1 Vegetation Management

#

Approval

 

Name

Vegetation Management No. 1 11/7/1990 Vegetation Management Introduction
Vegetation Management Manual  No. 2 2/6/1990 Vegetation Management manual overview
Autumn olive No. 3 10/23/2007 VMG Autumn olive revised 2007
Black locust No. 4 10/23/2007 VMG Black locust revised 2007
Buckthorns (alien species) No. 5 10/23/2007 VMG Buckthorns original 1990
Bush honeysuckles No. 6 5/1/2007 VMG Bush honeysuckle revised 2007
Canada thistle No. 7 10/26/2004 VMG Canada thistle revised 2004
Crown vetch No. 8 10/26/2004 VMG Crown vetch revised 2004
Fescue No. 9 2/5/2002 VMG Fescue revised 2002
Garlic mustard No. 10 5/1/2007 VMG Garlic mustard revised 2007 
Japanese honeysuckle No. 11 10/29/2002 VMG Japanese honeysuckle revised 2002
Johnson grass No. 12 10/26/2004 VMG Johnson grass revised 2004
Leafy spurge No. 13 10/23/2007 VMG Leafy spurge original 1990
Moneywort No. 14 2/6/1990 VMG Moneywort original 1990
Multiflora rose No. 15 10/23/2007 VMG Multiflora rose revised 2003
Osage orange No. 16 2/1/2005 VMG Osage orange revised 2005
Purple loosestrife No. 17 10/23/2007 VMG Purple loosestrife 1990; rev. 07
Quaking aspen No. 18 8/8/2006   VMG Quaking Aspen revised 2006
Reed canary grass No. 19 5/6/2003 VMG Reed canary revised 2002
Round-leaved bittersweet No. 20 5/6/2003 VMG Round-leaved bittersweet revised 2003
Siberian elm No. 21 10/23/2007 VMG Siberian elm 
Smooth sumac No. 22 10/23/2007 VMG Smooth sumac 
Sweet clover (white and yellow) No. 23 2/6/2007 VMG Sweet clover revised 2007
Cut-leaved and common teasel No. 24 5/7/2007 VMG Teasel revised 2007
White poplar No. 25 2/1/2005 VMG White poplar revised 2005
Wild parsnip No. 26 2/6/2007 VMG Wild parsnip revised 2007
Wintercreeper (climbing euonymus) No. 27 8/8/2006 VMG Wintercreeper revised 2006
Kentucky bluegrass No. 28 5/1/2007 VMG Kentucky bluegrass revised 2007
Smooth brome No. 29 2/5/2002 VMG Smooth brome revised 2002
Honey locust No. 30 5/6/2003 VMG Honey locust revised 2003
White mulberry No. 31 5/6/2003 VMG White mulberry original 2003
Kudzu No. 32 5/7/2002 VMG Kudzu original 2002
Sericea lespedeza No. 33 10/29/2002 VMG Sericea lespedeza original 2002
Gray dogwood No. 34 10/23/2007 VMG Gray dogwood original 2003
Tree-of-heaven No. 35 5/7/2002 VMG Tree of heaven original 2002
Chinese yam No. 36 10/26/2004 VMG Chinese yam original 2004
Spotted knapweed No. 37 10/26/2004 VMG Spotted knapweed original 2004
Phragmites No. 38 8/5/2005 VMG Phragmites original 2005 
Japanese Stilt Grass No. 39 2/6/2007 VMG Japanese Stilt Grass original 2007
Japanese Hops  No. 40  2/6/2007 VMG Japanese Hops original 2007 
Musk Thistle No. 41 10/23/2007 VMG Musk Thistle
Dame's Rocket No. 42 10/23/2007  

 

 

Vol. 2
# Approval   Name
    11/7/1990   Herbicide Use and Application 
Herbicide Use and Application
Control of Animal Populations       
White-tailed Deer Management in Illinois Nature Preserves No. 1 10/18/2005 White-tailed Deer Management
       
A vegetation monitoring program for assessing deer damage on Illinois Department of Natural Resources properties   1/8/1990 Vegetation Monitoring Program
       
Mosquito Control No. 2 5/17/1991 Mosquito Control
  No. 3     Illinois Plant Policy
Illinois Plant Translocation and Restoration Policy
Illinois Nature preserves Commission Policy and Procedures for Translocation of Animal Species No. 4       9/15/2015   Policy-Translocations of Animals
Policy