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2005 "Volunteers Working With Invasives"
Grants Report Form

Display Report


Project Title: Early Detection and Rapid Response To Control Multiflora Rose on Prime Hook NWR
Region: 5
Station: Prime Hook NWR
Contact Person:
Name and Phone Number
Annabella Larsen (302) 684-8419
Project Description:
(Up to 250 words)
The project focused on ever-expanding invasion of Multiflora Rose in large portions of upland areas using a highly successful "WeedPro" Secret formula."
List of Invasives Species Targeted:Common NameScientific Name
  Multiflora Rose Rosa multiflora
Project Status: Completed
Project Completion Date
or Estimated Completion Date:


Volunteer Affiliation:
(Check all that apply)
VA_FriendsGrp                                 VA_Other
Volunteer Involvement:
Describe the type of work the volunteers performed. (Up to 150 words)
Volunteers help inventory and spray-treat infested areas.
Total Number of Volunteers: 10
Total Number of Volunteer Hours: 50
List both new and existing partnerships utilized in this project. (Up to 150 words).


Project Results:
Give an overview of the results of the project. Include quantifiable measure of success, such as maps produced, efficacy of control measures, number of sites where invasions were detected early and responded to, number of community contacts, etc. (Up to 250 words).
Friends of Prime Hook NWR, Inc. members and refuge volunteers.
Number of Acres Treated: 78
Number of Acres Inventoried and/or Mapped: 500
Number of Acres Restored: 78


Budget: Account for funds in broad categories such as equipment, volunteer stipends, travel, coordinator salary/contract, etc.

Total Grant Amount:

$ 3000

Breakdown of Expenditures:


Total $ Spent
% of Total Grant
Equipment / Supplies 500
Chemical 1500
Biocontrol Agents
Volunteer Stipends
Volunteer Coordinator Salary/Contract
Restoration Materials
Other 1000

Recommendations: (OPTIONAL)
How useful was this program for meeting refuge invasive species objectives and how can it be improved?
This program was excellent in helping the refuge meet its multiflora rose control objectives for CY 2005.


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