Airfield Grass Heights

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  • #2950
    Jeff McNally
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    Loomis

    what are the grass/weed height recommendations for most airports in the US?

    #4462
    jb
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    Hey Loomis. You are safe between 8-12 inches in most areas. Raptors and geese like short grass heights for hunting and feeding. Too short creates a problem and too tall invites certain predators that like to dig under perimeter fencing.

    #4744
    lonny
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    I agree with JB. Damned if you do and damned if you don’t —does apply with wildlife. Keeping samplings and cattails cut in ditch-lines is always parallel to grass heights as they will always find a weak link in your attempts to deter raptors, geese etc.

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