• Geography
  • Published 2010

Harvesting natural willow rings with a bio-baler around Saskatchewan prairie marshes

@inproceedings{Savoie2010HarvestingNW,
  title={Harvesting natural willow rings with a bio-baler around Saskatchewan prairie marshes},
  author={Philippe Savoie and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Lavoie and L D'amours and William Kort},
  year={2010}
}
Several grass and woody crops grow naturally around potholes, marshes and sloughs across the Canadian Prairies. Thisvegetation serves as a valuable habitat for wildlife, but canbecome invasive on agricultural land and a source of wild fires.This paper presents an innovative harvesting method that canrejuvenate the vegetation, while providing a useful biomass. Theprototype, based on a modified round baler and called a €˜€˜biobaler'',was used in Saskatchewan to harvest natural willowrings around… CONTINUE READING

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