Healthy Hedges Intro

You may be wondering why "healthy hedges"? Invasive species pose the threat of wiping out entire native species and forests. It is critical now, more than ever to take action. The best thing you can do is remove these species from your own backyard and replant a healthy hedge. 


01Vernal Witchhazel Healthy Hedge

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Serviceberry

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Eastern Redbud

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Pagoda Dogwood

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Thornless Hawhorn

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American Hophornbeam

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American Hornbeam

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Chokecherry

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Techny

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White Pine

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White Oak

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Shingle Oak

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Red Oak

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Redmond American Linden


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Resources

Chicago RTI Healthy Hedges Initiative http://chicagorti.org/HealthyHedges

University of Illinois Extension's Vegetation Management Guideline: Bush Honeysuckles

 Illinois Forestry Association's Invasive Species Identification http://illinoisisam.blogspot.com/2012/12/identification-and-control-of-woody.html