J. Clark Salyer NWR uses a combination of chemical, mechanical, and biological treatments to help control invasive species. Chemical treatments vary depending on target species and habitat type. Mechanical treatments include haying, grazing, and prescribed fire. Flea beetles are used for the biological control of leafy spurge. Leafy spurge, Canada thistle, Absinth Wormwood, and Yellow Toadflax are the main invasive species of concern at J. Clark Salyer NWR.
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25 species of ducks use the Refuge habitat, including 4 species that are rare visitors and 16 species that breed here.