Now Accepting Board Nominations!

In accordance with DISC’s bylaws, our October 2017 Annual Meeting (date and location TBD) will bring a full Board election.  Our current Chair, Ashley Peebles, has served two consecutive, successful terms, and is therefore ineligible for re-election. Thank you, Ashley, for your service to DISC!  Linda Bailey is the current Vice-Chair, and Marcia Fox is serving as both the Parliamentarian and interim Secretary-Treasurer, following Rebecca Bobola’s departure last December.

DISC is accepting nominations for ALL positions (Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary-Treasurer, and Parliamentarian) for our upcoming election.  If you are interested in nominating yourself or someone with a passion for protecting Delaware’s ecosystems from invasive species, please send nominees to Marcia.Fox@state.de.us by September 15, 2017.

DISC is always looking for fresh faces from our membership to become more actively involved with the organization.  This allows for new ideas for DISC meetings, outreach events, membership engagement, etc., and is an invaluable part of the growth and sustainability of DISC.  In addition, Board involvement is an excellent networking and career-building opportunity.  Keep in mind that although many of our Board members work for State agencies like DNREC and DDA, those credentials are NOT necessary to serve on the Board!

We hope you, as DISC members, will consider yourselves and your colleagues for nomination!


 

2016 Annual Meeting Photos

A few snapshots of the day!


Pesticide CEUs for the 2016 Annual Meeting

Here is an up-to-date list of the Delaware pesticide CEUs available for the 2016 Annual Meeting:

  • Aquatic (5A) – 3 credits
  • Right-of-Way (06) – 3 credits

 

Sign-in sheets will be available after the last presentation.

Conference Agenda

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Annual Meeting Registration Deadline Extended!

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The deadline to register for the 2016 Annual Meeting has been extended to October 12, 2016!

Don’t miss out on a full and informative agenda, as well as a DISC members-only networking happy hour after the meeting (see below)!  Register here!


Join us for a special networking event for DISC members* following the Annual Meeting at Fraizer’s Restaurant in downtown Dover!

Network with fellow invasive species professionals on Fraizer’s outdoor patio, which overlooks the adjacent Mirror Lake Restoration Project, while enjoying some complimentary hors d’oeuvres!

Food will be available from 4 – 7 PM at Fraizer’s Restaurant and Bar, 9 East Loockerman Street, Dover. This event will immediately follow the meeting.

We hope you will join us!

*Membership is included with annual meeting registration

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Register Now for the 2016 Annual Meeting!

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There’s still plenty of time to register for our 2016 Annual Meeting on October 19!!

Click here to visit our registration page

Visit the 2016 Annual Meeting page for more details!


REMINDER: Call for Abstracts Deadline This Friday, SEPTEMBER 2ND!

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Reminder!  The call for abstracts for the 2016 DISC Annual Meeting is this Friday, September 2nd!  Oral presenters receive a 25% discount on registration and membership.

Interested presenters are invited to submit abstracts for oral presentations or poster displays. Conference planners are hoping for a broad selection of posters and a variety of topics.  Topics can include (but are not limited to):

  • impacts, distribution, and prevention of invasive Species;
  • early detection or rapid response;
  • invasive species control or management;
  • habitat restoration

 

Visit the 2016 Annual Meeting page for more details!


 

Call for Abstracts deadline is two weeks away!

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There are still two weeks left to submit abstracts for our annual meeting.  Deadline is SEPTEMBER 2, 2016!  Visit the 2016 Annual Meeting page for details!


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS! DISC’s Annual Meeting is October 19, 2016

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Visit the 2016 Annual Meeting page for full conference details!


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Share your work with others in the field!

Interested presenters are invited to submit abstracts for oral presentations or poster displays. Conference planners are hoping for a broad selection of posters and a variety of topics.  Topics can include (but are not limited to):

  • impacts, distribution, prevention of invasive Species;
  • early detection or rapid response;
  • invasive species control or management;
  • habitat restoration

Oral presenters receive discounted registration rate.

See registration page for full submission details.

Abstracts must be submitted by email to Marcia Fox at marcia.fox@state.de.us

Final deadline for presenter and professional poster abstract submission is Friday, September 2, 2016.

For general questions on abstract submission or presentation guidelines, contact marcia.fox@state.de.us


Registration is now open

Click Here to Register

Online registration ends on Wednesday, October 5!

Space is limited and registration at the door is not available.

For more information, visit the registration site at: http://2016discannualmeeting.eventbrite.com


Check out DISC’s 2015 Year in Review!

We had a great year in 2015.  Check out our Year in Review!

2015 DISC Year In Review


Attention DISC members with ISA Certification!

The 2015 DISC Annual Meeting has been approved for ISA CEUs!  If you are ISA certified and attended last year’s meeting, please contact DISC Chair Ashley Peebles at ashley.peebles@state.de.us for details.

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