IVM promotes desirable, stable, low-growing plant communities that resist invasion by tall growing tree species through the use of appropriate, environmentally sound, and cost-effective control methods. These methods can include a combination of chemical, biological, cultural, mechanical, and manual treatments.
Renewing the utility industry’s commitment to integrated vegetation management (IVM) and best management practices (BMPs) to maintain power system reliability and improve relations with state and federal agencies, and stakeholder groups.
Accreditation that provides a standard of excellence for environmental stewardship and the opportunity for utility companies to demonstrate their commitment to ensure better and broader understanding of the societal benefits of IVM.
Recognizing excellence in the practice of IVM on the North American electric power grid, ensuring safety, security, access, and regulatory compliance in an environmentally beneficial, cost-effective manner.
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An interview with Philip Charlton about Right-of-W
Agenda and speakers from the ROW Vegetation Manage
This presentation highlights the work of the ROWSC