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By ALLYSON MUTH
Director, Center for Private Forests at Penn State 

Wild Foraging for Invasive Plants

 


Getting a handle on invasive plants can be a real challenge for many forest landowners. They are everywhere! Most recent data from the US Forest Service says that invasives are present in over 60 percent of the forested plots they sample in Pennsylvania, with the southern part of the state having much greater numbers and diversity of non-native competitive plant species.

For landowners and homeowners alike, these plants may become challenging to creating and maintaining the natural habitats that support the values held for the land. Means of control range from chemical (e.g., treating with...



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