Nonnative Species

Prescribed burn.
Setting a prescribed burn.

NPS Photo.

As part of the ongoing effort to maintain 100 acres of restored tallgrass prairie, Homestead National Monument monitors invasive plant species. These species are controlled in a variety of ways, including mowing, selective use of herbicides, and prescribed burning. The goal is to present a landscape that is as historically accurate as possible.

Download a list of plants that the monument monitors here. [89 kb, MS Word document]


Last updated: April 10, 2015

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