28 Photos - Nov 4, 2013
Photo: After training on species ID and control techniques, voluteers begin removing burning bush (Scott Morris, left, and Billie Douglas, right)Photo: Working in the forest understoryPhoto: Gae Morris, hiding in the abundant burning bushPhoto: Southeastern Prescribed Burn Association (SIPBA) Coordinator, Jesse RiechmanPhoto: SIU Green Scholar, Toby WarrenPhoto: Roger Smith, Certified Arborist from Smith Tree Service LLCPhoto: Mike Spanel and Sally Harris wait for an herbicide applicator to treat the burning bush they've cutPhoto: Photo: Ryne Sasse, arborist with Smith Tree Farm LLC (left), and Jim Kirkland, director of the Forest Resource Center (right) treat invasive plants along the forest edgePhoto: Jim Kirkand, director of the Forest Resource Center (left) and Rose Spanel, SIPBA member, (right)Photo: Ryne Sasse, arborist with Smith Tree Farm LLC, cutting large burning bush plantsPhoto: John Havlik, Master Naturalist (left), Sonja Lallemand, University of Illinois Extension Educator (center), and Billie Douglas, SIPBA member (right), pose with felled burning bush in the backgroundPhoto: Ryne Sasse, observing a branch that had rooted where it had touched the groundPhoto: A burning bush branch that had rooted along the ground at multiple places where it had lain on the soilPhoto: A log of turkey tailsPhoto: Turkey tail fungiPhoto: Benjamin Clevenger, SIU Forestry student (left), and Debbie McVey, Master Gardener (right)Photo: Burning bush used in landscaping near the DSAC, estimated to be about 50 years oldPhoto: Forest Resource Center assistant, Diane Ireland, cooked a wonderful meal to thank all the volunteers for their hard work!Photo: An understory of cut and treated burning bush following the work dayPhoto: Burning bush with herbicide-treated stemsPhoto: Cut stems treated with a 25% solution of glyphosate in water with blue dyePhoto: Thicket of felled and treated burning bush in the forest understoryPhoto: Photo: Burning bush with many red fruits present on the plantPhoto: Volunteers enjoy a meal, compliments of the Forest Resource Center, after a morning of woodland restoration workPhoto: Volunteers enjoy a meal, compliments of the Forest Resource Center, after a morning of woodland restoration workPhoto: Volunteers enjoy a meal, compliments of the Forest Resource Center, after a morning of woodland restoration work