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Volunteer Invasives Mapping Project Report

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First Year of Project
Station: Balcones Canyonlands NWR
Region: 2
Contact Person: Scot Edler
Contact Phone Number: 512-339-9432 ex36
Date Report Submitted:

List Type and/or Affiliation(s) of Volunteers: Balcones Canyonlands Friends Group
Total Number of Volunteers Trained to Map: 4
Total Number of Volunteer Hours Spent Mapping: 48

List of Invasives Species Mapped:Common NameScientific Name
  Malta Starthistle Centaurea melitensis
Johnson Grass Sorghum halepense
Tree of Heaven Ailanthus Altissima
Which, if any, of these Species are Early Detection Species: Tree-of-Heaven
Total Number of Acres Mapped (since project initiation): 118.4
Have You Shared Mapping Data with USGS in Ft. Collins? No

Describe Projects Initiated with Follow-Up Funds ($10,000): FY07 no funds were recieved.
Total Number of Acres Treated with Follow-up Funding:
Total Number of Acres Restored with Follow-up Funding:
Total Number of Volunteers Engaged in Treatment and/or Restoration: 2


How has this Project Benefited Invasive Species Management Efforts at Your Station? Prior to this project this refuge did not have an invasive species management program. Since the beginning in FY2007 we have identified the most intrusive plants and have begun mapping and treatment at the same time.
What are some of the Lessons Learned and/or Troubleshooting Points that could be Shared with Others Engaged in Similar Activity?


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