Category Archives: SW Bike Path

Update on Madison’s Effort to Control Japanese Knotweed Along SW Bike Path

City Making Progress on Controlling Japanese Knotweed An inspection this spring (2016) showed that last fall’s (2015) herbicide application to the knotweed infestation resulted in a reduction in the number of knotweed stems and a reduction in the total area … Continue reading

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Madison Tackles Japanese Knotweed Along SW Bike Path

City Initiates Multi-Year Effort to Eradicate the Pest Plant In August of this year, contractors hired by the City of Madison Engineering division, began a concerted effort to contain two large, well-established Japanese knotweed patches along the SW Bike Path. … Continue reading

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Process to Eradicate Japanese Knotweed Along SW Bike Path Continues

City of Madison Engineering Announces Management Plans to Continue Multi-Year Control Effort The City of Madison Engineering Division has announced vegetation management plans for this fall that will follow-up on work done the earlier two years to contain, and eventually … Continue reading

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Launch Event for DMNA Nature and History Trail on July 9, 2015

A new walking and biking path linking neighborhood and watershed green spaces and historic sites will be launched Thursday evening July 9, 2015 from 7-8:30 pm.  The Nature and History Trail map will also be unveiled at the kickoff event. … Continue reading

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Japanese Knotweed Along Madison’s SW Bike Path: Update on Control Efforts

Madison, WI September 10, 2014.  This blog has written about Japanese knotweed in Madison before.  In an earlier post we reported on the extensive forest and scattered outliers of Japanese knotweed (Polygonun cuspidatum) that infests portions of the SW Bike Path … Continue reading

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