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2010 "Volunteers Working With Invasives"
Grants Report Form

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Project Title: Invasive Species with Friends
Region: 4
Station: St Catherine Creek NWR Complex
Contact Person:
Name and Phone Number
Deisha Norwood 318-336-7119
Project Description:
(Up to 250 words)
Staff and volunteers will establish an invasive species monitoring program for the refuge. The targeted species are wild pig (Sus scrofa), Chinese tallowtree ( Sapium sebiferum), and Chinaberry (Melia azedarach). Refuge staff will train volunteers to identify each species and to use the equipment properly. Volunteers will then use of GPS, trail cameras, and data collection and analysis software to photograph and document the occurrence of these species on the refuge. Then, the data will be use to remove documented plants/animals and control the future spread of each species.
List of Invasives Species Targeted:Common NameScientific Name
  Wild pig Sus scrofa
Chinaberry Melia azedarach
Chinese tallowtree Sapium sebiferum
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)
Total Number of Volunteers:
Total Number of Volunteer Hours:
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).
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:

$ $9,000

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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