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2008 "Volunteers Working With Invasives"
Grants Report Form

Display Report


Project Title: Tamarisk Removal
Region: 8
Station: Bitter Creek
Contact Person:
Name and Phone Number
Mike Stockton 661-343-3332
Project Description:
(Up to 250 words)
Continue control of invasive species Tamarix ramosissima into the third year of removal of invasive plant. This is first year of removal at bottom of Bitter Creek Canyon. The objective is to remove newly established infestations and monitor previous infestations found.
List of Invasives Species Targeted:Common NameScientific Name
  Tamarisk (Salt Cedar) Tamarix ramosissima
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)
Pulled out 12,764 seedlings less than 18 inches, loppered 781 shrubs and sawed 147 trees. All stump ends were sprayed with Pathfinder.
Total Number of Volunteers: 14
Total Number of Volunteer Hours: 182
List both new and existing partnerships utilized in this project. (Up to 150 words).
Habitat Works of Southern California


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).
2.5 gallons of Pathfinder was used over 3/4 of a mile or 4.5 acres.If all continues as well, it will be a highly successful project.
Number of Acres Treated: 4.5
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:

$ $19,000.00

Breakdown of Expenditures:


Total $ Spent
% of Total Grant
Equipment / Supplies $5,000.00 24%
Biocontrol Agents
Volunteer Stipends
Volunteer Coordinator Salary/Contract
Restoration Materials
TOTAL $5,000.00

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


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