NISAW 2018: Chinese Silver Grass

February 26 through March 2, 2018 is National Invasive Species Awareness Week!  In recognition of NISAW, DISC will be posting an “Invasive Species of the Day” throughout the week.

Today’s highlighted species is Chinese Silver Grass. Click the image below for a full .pdf version, and please spread the word!

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NISAW 2018: White-Nose Syndrome

February 26 through March 2, 2018 is National Invasive Species Awareness Week!  In recognition of NISAW, DISC will be posting an “Invasive Species of the Day” throughout the week.

Today’s highlighted species is White-Nose Syndrome. Click the image below for a full .pdf version, and please spread the word!

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February 15, 2018 Annual Meeting and Board Nominees!

In lieu of our all-day conference normally held in October, DISC will be holding a half-day meeting on February 15, from 9am-1pm at the Delaware Department of Agriculture. Our tentative agenda includes three speakers and lunch will be catered by Mission BBQ. We are still working on DDA pesticide credits for these speakers and will advertise them once awarded. This meeting will also serve as DISC’s Annual Business Meeting and will include a vote on a new slate of board members and a change to our by-laws (see proposed changes HERE). DISC by-laws state our slate of nominations must go out for review 30 days prior to the Annual Meeting date. For your consideration, the nominations are below.

DISC ANNUAL MEETING
When: February 15, 2018
Time: 8:45 am-1pm
Where: Delaware Department of Agriculture, 2320 S Dupont Hgwy Dover, DE 19934
DDA Credits: TBD
Cost: $25.00
Lunch: Mission BBQ
Register here: https://discannualmeeting.eventbrite.com

Slate of Nominations to DISC Board
• Chair – Marcia Fox (interim) & Vince D’Amico
• Vice Chair – Linda Bailey (interim) & Tara Trammell
• Secretary – Rick Mickowski
• Treasurer – Stephen Hauss
• Chair, Education Committee – Kate O’Hanlon
• Chair, Research & Grants – Edna Stetzar
• Parliamentarian – vacant
• Member at Large – Ashley Melvin
• Member at Large – Kesha Braunskill

We appreciate your continued support of DISC and hope that you can join on February 15!

Invasion! (Penn State Ag Science Magazine)

Check out this article on invasive species in the Penn State Ag Science Magazine!  It features quotes from Art Gover, keynote speaker at our 2016 Annual Meeting.

Scientists and extension educators in the college battle invasive species.

Source: Invasion (Penn State Ag Science Magazine)


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