What We Do
The Linn County Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management (IRVM) Program's goal is to guide the establishment and maintenance of roadside flora toward plant communities that are economically and environmentally responsible, create public awareness, provide safe, ecologically diverse, environmentally integrated, and aesthetically pleasing roadsides.
The Linn County IRVM program's work includes:
The Secondary Road Department and the Conservation Department remind county residents that state law prohibits mowing roadside vegetation in the rights-of-way or medians on any primary highway, interstate highway, or secondary road prior to July 15. Read on...
Starting May 9, the Linn County Secondary Road Department will begin conducting roadside spot herbicide application for noxious weeds, brush, and bare-ground treatment. Read on...
- Enhancing Roadsides Using Native Plants (PDF)
- Hydroseeding Survey Final Report 2013 (PDF)
- Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management (IRVM) George Butler Associates Study Recommendation (PDF)
- ITC Iowa Environmental Overview: Rare Species and Habitats (PDF)
- Managing Roadsides for Bees and Butterflies (PDF)
- National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators May 2015 (PDF)
- Native Prairie Website and Book Resources (PDF)
- Roadside Habitat Nesting (PDF)