Mike Schuster's buckthorn research featured on MITPPC blog

November 17, 2023
Five researchers study a small square plot of forest land outlined with PVC pipes. Inside the plot is common buckthorn and flags markers.
Mike Schuster and project team members count blooms for a pollinator survey in Savage, MN. Image credit: Domini Brown

Featured on the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center blog: Cover it Up! Using Plants to Control Buckthorn projects led by Forest Resources Researcher Mike Schuster "are unraveling the mysteries of buckthorn management" by "harnessing the power of native plants to quell buckthorn's resurgence." 

Read the full article to learn more about Schuster's research and the team's findings on buckthorn management: mitppc.umn.edu/news/meet-researcher-mike-schuster-and-quest-outstep-buckthorn