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Volunteer Invasives Mapping Project Report

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First Year of Project
Station: Texas MidCoast NWRC
Region: 2
Contact Person: Thomas Adams
Contact Phone Number: 979-292-5642
Date Report Submitted:

List Type and/or Affiliation(s) of Volunteers: Friends Group, Volunteer Labor
Total Number of Volunteers Trained to Map: 6
Total Number of Volunteer Hours Spent Mapping: 45

List of Invasives Species Mapped:Common NameScientific Name
  Chinese Tallow Triadica sebifera
McCarthney Rose Rosa bracteata
Deep-Rooted Sedge Cyperus entrerianus
Chinese Privet Ligustrum sinense
Which, if any, of these Species are Early Detection Species: Deep-rooted sedge, Chinese Tallow
Total Number of Acres Mapped (since project initiation): 250
Have You Shared Mapping Data with USGS in Ft. Collins? No

Describe Projects Initiated with Follow-Up Funds ($10,000): Eradication of deep-rooted sedge in Hudson Unit of Brazoria NWR Mapping of Tallow invasion into the Bluestem East Unit of the Brazoria NWR
Total Number of Acres Treated with Follow-up Funding: 50
Total Number of Acres Restored with Follow-up Funding: 50
Total Number of Volunteers Engaged in Treatment and/or Restoration: 6


How has this Project Benefited Invasive Species Management Efforts at Your Station? Mostly by prioritizing acres of infestation for control.
What are some of the Lessons Learned and/or Troubleshooting Points that could be Shared with Others Engaged in Similar Activity?
Mechanical treatment must be followed up during the growing season.


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