vegetation management


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vegetation management

[‚vej·ə′tā·shən ‚man·ij·mənt]
(ecology)
The art and practice of manipulating vegetation such as timber, forage, crops, or wild life, so as to produce a desired part or aspect of that material in higher quantity or quality.
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Ayodele said that vegetation management across the company's business had become imperative due to the danger and disruption to power supply posed by dense vegetation currently encroaching on its electrical installations.
Such seminars are a forum for utilities to host vegetation management contractors and discuss expectations, safe practices and other facets of the job during weather events.
GeoDigital's Vegetation Management Solution automates typical utility work functions in right-of-way management of trees and ground cover.
"Vegetation management is as critical as any T&D maintenance program for system reliability," said Powel CEO Scott Rogers.
The company is part of the West Coast Energy Group of businesses specialising in renewable energy, environmental consultancy and vegetation management.
BASF Professional Vegetation Management / Padilla Speer Bearsley/Winnercomm Inc./Source Publications, Inc.
Brown said insufficient vegetation management of the distribution system made a significant contribution to the damage.
FHWA's Office of Natural and Human Environment is conducting a Carbon Sequestration Pilot Project to quantify the amount of carbon that can be stored using native vegetation management on DOT lands and to estimate the revenue that could be generated through the sale of "carbon credits" on an emissions trading market.
The new contracts are mainly for Powel's Vegetation Management Solution and Mobile Work Order Management Systems.
Starting with a poem on the tenacity of burdock, this update of the 1997 and 1984 editions (the latter titled Weed Ecology: Implications for Vegetation Management) discusses the converging insights of ecologists, who are incorporating human impacts and other disturbances into their research on natural ecosystems, and weed scientists, who traditionally focused on agricultural applications.
Over the past year Indigenous organisations of Cape York Peninsula have delivered a strong message to the Queensland government over the impacts of legislation such as the Vegetation Management Act 1999 and the Wild Rivers Act 2005 on the potential for Indigenous communities to access much needed economic opportunities.