Land Clearing & Site Preparation

Land Clearing & Site Preparation

An overview of specialized equipment we own. We also have rental accounts with several of Michigan’s largest equipment companies and can mobilize within 24 hours.

Kershaw Klearway 500

    • Large articulating wheeled machine with 7’ drum mulcher 
    • Capable of clearing and mulching trees and shrubs up to 8 inches in diameter.
    • Clearing rates of ~5-15 ac/day depending on size and density of material and the terrain

    Prescriptions:

    • Pre-commercial thinning
    • Slash mulching 
    • Invasive species control 
    • Regeneration management• Planting site preparation

Lamtrac LTR 6140

    • Tracked, over-sized skid loader with 5’ drum mulcher.
    • Capable of clearing and mulching trees and shrubs up to 6 inches in diameter. 
    • Clearing rates of ~5-15 ac/day depending on size and density of material and the terrain.

    Prescriptions:

    • Pre-commercial thinning
    • Slash mulching 
    • Invasive species control 
    • Regeneration management

Skidder Sprayers

    • 2 log skidder mounted spray rigs for rough terrain herbicide applications
    • CAT 525 with a 550 gallon spray tank and radiarc spray head
    • John Deere w/800 gallon tank and radiarc spray head
    • These machines are capable of treating up to 50 ac/day/machine
    • All herbicide applications are GPS mapped and the resulting shapefiles or .gpx data is provided to the contracting entity to show the exact area sprayed

    Uses:

    • Regeneration and competition control 
    • Site preparation 
    • Invasive species control

Marsh Master

    • Semi-aquatic, low ground pressure vehicle 
    • Used for a variety of wetland management activities.
    • Herbicide spray rig or mower attachments

    Uses:

    • Invasive Species Control
    • Phragmites and Narrow-leaf Cattail Mowing 
    • Wetland Navigation and Surveying 

New Holland TL100a Tractor

    • 95 horse farm tractor with 830TL Loader
    • Full set of farming implements 

    Uses:

    • Site preparation 
    • Wildlife opening creation
    • Planting

Certified Applicators for Sensitive and Inoperable Areas

  • WWS employs a full team of certified herbicide applicators. 
  • Fully trained in native and invasive species identification
  • Hand-swipe, backpack, hack-and-squirt, cut-stump, and a variety of ATV and truck mounted sprayer options available.

Solutions for Our Habitat

Wildlife & Wetlands Solutions is a habitat management and ecological restoration company that specializes in large-scale regeneration and invasive species control, native seeding and planting operations, and shoreline restoration. We primarily service the Midwest but have traveled outside the region for large-scale projects. Contact us today for additional information.

Wildlife & Wetlands Solutions, LLC

5211 US 131 SW

South Boardman, MI  49680

231-570-4215

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