ChemPro Services aggressively manages the spread and growth of invasive vegetation throughout the Southeastern United States. Programs range from initial invasive plant control applications to custom, long term programs that involve continuous maintenance. There are many different types of invasive vegetation including vines, weeds, shrubs, turf, grass, and trees. ChemPro has develop an effective and cost-effective invasive vegetation management plan that fits the budget and objective of its customers.
Invasive species or invasive vegetation is defined as a species or plant that is non-native, or not from that area of origin to the environment. Some invasive plants or from other countries. The introduction causes or is likely to cause harm to the natural environment due to the fact that they have no natural predator. So, if it’s not naturally from your location, it can be considered invasive.
Invasive plants can cause all kinds of damage to facilities, plants and other endangered animals. Here are some of the issues that our invasive vegetation management programs can help prevent listed by the U.S. FOREST SERVICE.
-Invasive species have contributed to the decline of 42% of U.S. endangered and threatened species. In 18% it is the main cause of their decline.
-Invasive species compete directly with native species for moisture, sunlight, nutrients, and space.
-Overall plant diversity can be decreased
-Establishment and spread of invasive species can degrade wildlife habitat
-Results in poor quality agriculture lands
-Degraded water quality
-Increased soil erosion
-Decreased recreation opportunities