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2007 "Volunteers Working With Invasives"
Grants Report Form

Display Report


Project Title: Controlling feral horses
Region: 7
Station: Alaska Maritime
Contact Person:
Name and Phone Number
Poppy Benson; (907)235-8495
Project Description:
(Up to 250 words)
Geld all the stallions in the Summer Bay feral horse here (approximately 6). Horses were released on the refuge and adjacent Native corporation lands. Neither the refuge or the Native corporation wants grazing on its lands. Gelding was seen as the best way to cap the problem.
List of Invasives Species Targeted:Common NameScientific Name
Project Status: InProgress
Project Completion Date
or Estimated Completion Date:


Volunteer Affiliation:
(Check all that apply)
Volunteer Involvement:
Describe the type of work the volunteers performed. (Up to 150 words)
The Refuge has contracted with Friends of Alaska Refuges to carry out the project. The contracted funds will be used for air fare and lodging for the Vet and an assistant and chemicals and supplies needed for the gelding. All labor is volunteered. A Friends member is the coordinator for the project. The Friends have secured the services of a volunteer Veterinarian. The Friends have placed notices in the paper.
Total Number of Volunteers: 10-12
Total Number of Volunteer Hours: yet to be determined
List both new and existing partnerships utilized in this project. (Up to 150 words).
Friends of Alaska Refuges


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).
not yet completed
Number of Acres Treated:
Number of Acres Inventoried and/or Mapped:
Number of Acres Restored:


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

Total Grant Amount:

$ $10,000.00

Breakdown of Expenditures:


Total $ Spent
% of Total Grant
Equipment / Supplies
Biocontrol Agents
Volunteer Stipends
Volunteer Coordinator Salary/Contract
Restoration Materials

Recommendations: (OPTIONAL)
How useful was this program for meeting refuge invasive species objectives and how can it be improved?


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