Managing Himalayan Blackberry in Western Oregon Riparian Areas

Discusses the biology of Himalayan blackberry, its effects on riparian functions, and strategies for managing Himalayan blackberry specifically in riparian areas. Includes various blackberry removal and site preparation options--mechanical, chemical, and biological--and their relative effectiveness. Discusses maintenance issues and techniques for "releasing" desirable vegetation. Outlines rules for using herbicides near streams.

EM 8894    Published September 2006    16 pages
January 2014