pile of musk thistle being removed
An example of a pile of musk thistle being removed.

The bulk of the drainage system requires constant vegetation maintenance. Whether it be turf, managed prairie, or wooded, this vegetation is managed with a primary focus on effective stormwater management.

With that in mind, Engineering also strives to balance vegetation management with wildlife, recreational and aesthetic uses of the land.

The following are the main management practices used to care for these areas:

Stormwater Land As Native Habitat
Integrated Pest Management