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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DISC is a proud sponsor of the 2016 Delaware Wetlands Conference!

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From Delaware Wetlands facebook page

We are pleased to be a “fan”-level sponsor of the 2016 Delaware Wetlands Conference! Check out their website – Delaware Wetlands – and Facebook!

Grant Opportunity from Mid-Atlantic Panel on Aquatic Invasive Species!

MAPAIS_LogoThe Mid-Atlantic Regional Panel on Aquatic Invasive Species (MAP) is announcing its 2016 request for proposals. The mission of the MAP is to assist state and federal agencies and other stakeholders in developing and implementing strategic, coordinated, and action-oriented approaches to preventing and controlling aquatic invasive species in the mid-Atlantic region. The driving force behind MAP’s mission is to strengthen cooperation, coordination, and communication on AIS issues within the region and beyond.

Please visit http://www.mdsg.umd.edu/mid-atlantic-panel-aquatic-invasive-species-request-proposals which provides a summary of the RFP and a link to download the full document. The RFP outlines MAP priorities and provides information about the format and timetable for submitting proposals. The MAP encourages broad participation from groups and individuals concerned about aquatic invasive species issues in the Mid-Atlantic region.

The proposal deadline is March 25, 2015 at 5 pm EDT. Proposals must be submitted as a single PDF document to MAP-Proposals@mdsg.umd.edu.

Contact members of the Mid-Atlantic Panel to discuss proposal ideas. For technical assistance contact Mike Allen (mallen@mdsg.umd.edu) or Ray Fernald (chair, Ray.Fernald@dgif.virginia.gov)

www.midatlanticpanel.org

UD partnership with Mt. Cuba aims to make ‘eco-friendly’ a selling point for modern gardeners

Check out what University of Delaware and Mt. Cuba Center are doing to help reduce the spread of invasive plants!

“A partnership between the Mt. Cuba Center Inc. and University of Delaware’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources strives to find varieties of native plants that will charm the customer and benefit the environment. As part of the search, they are taking cues from the true judges of a plant’s beneficial nature – the bees, butterflies and other insects that gather (or not) on the flowers and leaves of the plants that gardeners cultivate.” –From University of Delaware College of Agriculture and Natural Resources 

From UDaily

From UDaily

Souce: UD partnership with Mt. Cuba aims to make ‘eco-friendly’ a selling point for modern gardeners


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