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Solar Vegetation

NRS is known nationally for our design, installation and maintenance of solar site vegetation.  We have seeded and maintain thousands of acres on hundreds of projects across multiple states. We promote the use of native vegetation whenever possible in order to provide critical pollinator habitat that is resilient, attractive and low-maintenance.

What we provide

  • Initial vegetation design and planning including custom seed mixes for each site

  • Education and information about your project at public meetings and permitting hearings 

  • Temporary seeding and erosion control during site construction 

  • Permanent seeding for community solar gardens and utility scale sites

  • Landscape screening needs

  • Site assessment and Vegetation Management Plan writing

  • Long term economical vegetation management

  • Agrivoltaic services


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Diverse native vegetation provides beauty and color throughout the seasons as well as critical habitat for myriad of species

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Post construction prep and seeding

Understanding the proper techniques to prepare and seed a site, whether pre or post construction, is essential to long term success 


Site after mowing - 1st season

Our full suite of services can provide the customized support your project deserves regardless of array type and vegetation design goals

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3rd growing season

Thoughtful design, proper installation techniques and adaptive maintenance will provide decades of low maintenance habitat

Within the Midwest, we provide boots on the ground services for solar vegetation installation and management.  On a national scale, we collaborate with trusted local partners to ensure projects are completed successfully and on time.  NRS carries the burden of ensuring that your site's vegetation needs are met from initial design to long term management.

We are happy to assist your firm on all aspects of solar vegetation design, installation and management.

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