Welcome to the Delaware Invasive Species Council
Protecting Delaware's ecosystems by preventing the introduction and reducing the impact of non-native invasive species.
In honor of National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW), DISC will be presenting an "Invasive of the Day" series! Check back daily during the week of February 22-28, 2015 for some great information on well-established invasive species, up-and-comers that are knocking on our door, and tips to prevent their spread!
Friday, Feb. 27, 2015: Emerald Ash Borer
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015: Wavyleaf Basketgrass
Wed., Feb. 25, 2015: Thousand Cankers Disease
Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015: Northern Snakehead
Monday, Feb. 23, 2015: Bradford Pear
UD Cooperative Extension
Weed Wrangle 2015: A Template for Engaging Local Communities through a Citywide Invasive Plant Event
Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 2pm
Save the Date!
Delaware Native Plant Society's Winter/Spring Native Plant Workshop
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Christina River Watershed Cleanup 2015
Saturday, April 18, 2015
8am - 12pm
To register and get more information, visit:
Spotted Lanternfly has recently been found in Berks County, PA, not too far from Delaware. Please carefully look over the photos and description (via PA Department of Agriculture link below) and report any sightings to Delaware Department of Agriculture.
(Photo Credit: PA Department of Agriculture)