Balancing the Management of Powerline Right-of-Way Corridors for Humans and Nature

This study surveyed residents living by utility ROWs in the Chicago, Illinois USA metropolitan area to determine if residents prefer utility ROWs managed as lawn over those managed as native prairies or allowed to grow freely with only woody vegetation removed (“old-field ROWs”) and found that respondents did not prefer mowed over prairie or old-field ROWs.

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