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Integrated Vegetation Management Partners, Inc.


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Rick Johnstone Speaking Engagements:

September 11-13, 2013
Rick Johnstone training in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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September 25-26, 2013
Rick Johnstone speaking at the Ontario Vegetation Management Association in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

October 8-9, 2013
Rick Johnstone speaking at the Tennessee Vegetation Management Association in Franklin, TN.

Pinelands Ecosystem

The Pinelands Ecosystem Case Study was funded by a National Fish & Wildlife Foundation grant with matching private donations. The purpose was to research and apply various integrated vegetation management (IVM) techniques to determine the best vegetation management practices necessary to meet the primary objectives of electric ROWs and secondary benefits to natural resources and society within the coastal plain of the Pinelands National Reserve, New Jersey.

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The Corporation is being organized and will be operated exclusively for charitable, scientific, literary, and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or the corresponding provision of any subsequent federal tax law. Such purposes shall be to develop, educate professionals and the public with respect to, and apply best vegetation management and conservation practices and related activities including:

  • Develop, educate the public with respect to, and apply integrated vegetation management and conservation practices to provide safe, reliable, and accessible utility and highway rights-of-way that transport vital services for public necessity and homeland security;
  • Improve wildlife and endangered species habitats, control exotic weeds, and lower risk of wildfire;
  • Inform and educate land managers and public officials so that best practices are used to resolve vegetation management problems in a safe, economical, and environmentally responsible manner;
  • Develop partnerships between industry and government so that best management practices are used to resolve vegetation problems in military installations, communities, forests, parks, and wildlife refuges;
  • With cooperation from land grant universities, industry, government, and conservation organizations, conduct research and disseminate information with respect to regional geophysiological differences in vegetation management practices