Register Now for Our Quarterly Board Meeting and Lecture (with DE Pesticide Credits!)

There is still time to register for our next quarterly board meeting and lecture on April 6th!


Mark your calendars!  Our next quarterly board meeting will be held April 6, 2017 from 9am to 12pm.  Prior to our general business meeting will be a talk by Dr. Sue Barton entitled Sustainable Landscape Management: Controlling Invasives and Reducing Pests. One pesticide credit (Category 03: Ornamental and Turf Pest Control) will be awarded to DE licensed pesticide applicators.

This event is FREE for DISC members, but registration is required, as space is limited! Non-members are also welcome for a $10 fee (DISC membership is included).

We encourage everyone to stay for our general business meeting to discover ways to become more actively involved with DISC!


Register here!

Date: April 6, 2017

Location: State Street Commons, 100 W. Water Street, Dover, DE 19904

Meeting: 9am -12pm

  • Guest Speaker 9am -10am
    • Speaker: Sue Barton, Ph.D.  Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, University of Delaware
    • Title: Sustainable Landscape Management: Controlling Invasives and Reducing Pests
    • Credits awarded: 1 (03 Ornamental and Turf Pest Control)
  • General business 10am -12pm

 

MAPAIS Small Grants Competition DEADLINE APPROACHING!

REMINDER:  The deadline to submit proposals is less than 2 weeks away!  

April 3, 2017 at 5PM!


In 2017, the MAPAIS is offering a small grants competition and encourages interested groups and individuals to submit proposals for possible funding. Broad participation from groups and individuals concerned about aquatic invasive species (AIS) issues in the mid-Atlantic region is encouraged!  A proposal submission must address an AIS problem as part of a one-year project.

Program priorities: The following elements are of high priority to the MAPAIS and should be considered in the preparation of proposals:

  • Activities that will increase public understanding of and compliance with the prevention and control of AIS
  • Clear description of proposed actions, products, and other deliverables
  • Relevance to the mission and priorities of MAPAIS
  • Regional significance
  • Leveraging of other funding sources

For more information and the full proposal solicitation, please visit http://www.midatlanticpanel.org/grant-and-funding-sources/ 

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS IS APRIL 3, 2017 AT 5PM!!


Next Quarterly Board Meeting and FREE Pesticide Credits for DISC Members!

Mark your calendars!  Our next quarterly board meeting will be held April 6, 2017 from 9am to 12pm.  Prior to our general business meeting will be a talk by Dr. Sue Barton entitled Sustainable Landscape Management: Controlling Invasives and Reducing Pests. One pesticide credit (Category 03: Ornamental and Turf Pest Control) will be awarded to DE licensed pesticide applicators.

This event is FREE for DISC members, but registration is required, as space is limited! Non-members are also welcome for a $10 fee (DISC membership is included).

We encourage everyone to stay for our general business meeting to discover ways to become more actively involved with DISC!


Register here!

Date: April 6, 2017

Location: State Street Commons, 100 W. Water Street, Dover, DE 19904

Meeting: 9am -12pm

  • Guest Speaker 9am -10am
    • Speaker: Sue Barton, Ph.D.  Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, University of Delaware
    • Title: Sustainable Landscape Management: Controlling Invasives and Reducing Pests
    • Credits awarded: 1 (03 Ornamental and Turf Pest Control)
  • General business 10am -12pm

 


NISAW 2017 Invasive Species of the Day: Waterwheel

February 27 through March 3, 2017 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 Waterwheel. Click the image below for a full .pdf version, and please spread the word!


Waterwheel. Click the image for a full .pdf!


NISAW 2017 Invasive Species of the Day: Lesser Celandine

February 27 through March 3, 2017 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 Lesser Celandine. Click the image below for a full .pdf version, and please spread the word!


Lesser Celandine. Click image for full .pdf!


NISAW 2017 Invasive Species of the Day: Emerald Ash Borer

February 27 through March 3, 2017 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 the Emerald Ash Borer. Click the image below for a full .pdf version, and please spread the word!


Emerald Ash Borer. Clock the image for a full .pdf!