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2009 "Volunteers Working With Invasives"
Grants Report Form

Display Report


Project Title: Control invasives on Great Lakes Refuge islands
Region: 3
Station: Green Bay NWR
Contact Person:
Name and Phone Number
Sadie O'Dell 920/387-2658
Project Description:
(Up to 250 words)
Reduced population of invasive plants on Plum Island.
List of Invasives Species Targeted:Common NameScientific Name
  Phragmites Phragmites australis
Project Status: Completed
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)
Volunteers completed the difficult task of getting to Plum Island. They walked the perimeter of the wetland and located invasive plants. They then bundled and tied the plants so they could be sprayed with chemicals.
Total Number of Volunteers: 6
Total Number of Volunteer Hours: 150
List both new and existing partnerships utilized in this project. (Up to 150 words).
Friends of Plum and Pilot Island worked on this habitat restoration project.


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).
About 2 acres of invasive plants were bundled, tied and chemically sprayed. Locations of these invasives were mapped using a GPS unit. The site will be re-visited in 2010 to monitor results.
Number of Acres Treated: 2
Number of Acres Inventoried and/or Mapped: 9
Number of Acres Restored: 2


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

Total Grant Amount:

$ $3,667

Breakdown of Expenditures:


Total $ Spent
% of Total Grant
Equipment / Supplies 802
Chemical 1,313
Biocontrol Agents
Travel 1,552
Volunteer Stipends
Volunteer Coordinator Salary/Contract
Restoration Materials
TOTAL $3,667

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


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