Community & Environment

Utility vegetation managers must carefully deal with public relations.


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Community & Environment

Are We Prepared for Vector-Borne Diseases?

March 21, 2022
As the climate continues to change, we’ll likely begin to see invertebrate vectors adapting to potentially more favorable weather conditions.
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Vegetation Management

Dominion Energy's Project Plant It! Enrollment Now Open for 2021-2022 Season

Nov. 22, 2021
Participants receive free packets of wildflower seeds that attract bees and pollinators, in addition to free tree seedlings.
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Vegetation Management

IVM Benefits: Cutting Back on Carbon

Nov. 1, 2022
Learn how adapting Integrated Vegetation Management strategies can help reduce not only carbon emissions, but also fuel consumption and maintenance input costs.
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Vegetation Management

Invasive Watch: Tree-of-Heaven

Oct. 7, 2022
Reaching heights up to 80 feet, tree-of-heaven can be a nightmare for utility companies across the country. Learn to identify and control this invasive species effectively throughout...
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Vegetation Management

Expert Insights: IVM Is Key to Biodiversity

Oct. 5, 2022
Backed by decades of environmental right-of-way research, the use of Integrated Vegetation Management strategies is gaining momentum throughout the industry.


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Wildfire Risk Mitigation

Feb. 16, 2022
Learn about the tools and practices that minimize power equipment caused fires.
Vegetation Management

4 Essentials for Wildfire Mitigation Programs

July 5, 2022
Investing time and resources in these four practices can significantly impact wildfire mitigation programs for energy companies across the country.
Vegetation Management

Ask the Expert: Wildfire Mitigation

July 5, 2022
Four vegetation management experts discuss the support Integrated Vegetation Management strategies provide to utility companies and wildfire mitigation programs.
Vegetation Management

Getting Selective: How Co-Mo Is Improving Vegetation Management

June 6, 2022
Co-Mo Electric Cooperative has used a variety of vegetation management strategies over the years. We examine why the co-op’s current Integrated Vegetation Management (IVM) program...
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Vegetation Management

ROW Research: Identifying Best Practices for Pollinator Habitat Development

June 2, 2022
As pollinator populations continue to decline, new findings from environmental research studies indicate best practices for vegetation managers to create and maintain pollinator...