The Creation and Management of Meadows
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This document aims to address the topics involved in the creation and management of meadows as well as provide informational supplementary sources. In this case, we are examining the potential of meadows to be used as alternatives to open grass spaces that require frequent mowing. These mowed open spaces are maintained as a buffers that suppress ecological succession and resist the spread of invasive plant species. The decision to use a meadow requires research and analysis to understand if a meadow an appropriate and viable option for a specific location.
Final project for PLSC480: Urban Ecology, Management of Urban Forest Edges (Spring 2016). Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, University of Maryland, College Park.