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Deer impact on native regeneration after invasive species removal

Deer impact on native regeneration after invasive species removal

– Village of Arden Forest Committee – The Arden Woods is a New Castle County-designated Critical Natural Area and has been significantly impacted by the spread of invasive flora species. A recent increase in the local deer population compounds this problem. Deer browse preferentially on native species, giving the invasive species an advantage. Volunteers from the community donate many hours each year to the removal of invasive species. The specific objectives of this project are to clear a 5000 ft2…

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Cherry Hill Manor English Ivy and Vinca Abatement

Cherry Hill Manor English Ivy and Vinca Abatement

– Cherry Hill Manor Maintenance Association – The Cherry Hill Manor townhouse community has open space is owned collectively by the 89 homes in the neighborhood and maintained via the Cherry Hill Manor Maintenance Association. This is a volunteer organization charged with collecting an annual assessment from homeowners and overseeing the upkeep of the commonly owned spaces. In 2020 the Association looked to expand their cleanup efforts to make areas more attractive for activities such as bike riding and walking…

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Tree of Heaven Colony Removal, Treatment, and Post-Treatment

Tree of Heaven Colony Removal, Treatment, and Post-Treatment

– Town of Magnolia, Delaware – The Town of Magnolia is targeting critical post-treatment of an invasive colony of Tree of Heaven trees in the heart of residential properties in the town.  In April of 2021 the Town Council was informed about a colony of 15 fully-grown Tree of Heaven trees as well as saplings.  The Council was briefed by University of Delaware Extension and Delaware Department of Agriculture and Council members decided to proactively prevent the further spread of…

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*Funding Opportunity*

*Funding Opportunity*

The Mid-Atlantic Panel on Aquatic Invasive Species “is offering a small grants competition and encourages interested groups and individuals to submit proposals for possible funding… [MAPAIS] encourage[s] broad participation from groups and individuals concerned about AIS issues in the mid-Atlantic region. A proposal submission must address an AIS problem.” All proposals are due March 20, 2020 at 5:00PM EST. For the full RFP and all relevant details, please visit their website: http://www.midatlanticpanel.org/grant-and-funding-sources/

Request for Proposals for DISC’s Small Grants Program!

Request for Proposals for DISC’s Small Grants Program!

In 2019, DISC is offering a small grants program and encourages interested groups and individuals to submit proposals for possible funding. The funding for this grant is provided by DISC, the First State Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc. and DNREC – Division of Watershed Stewardship. This announcement lists DISC priorities and provides information about the format and timetable for submitting proposals. We encourage broad participation from groups and individuals concerned about invasive species issues in Delaware. A proposal submission…

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Join DISC for a special FUNdraiser! (RESCHEDULED from June)

Join DISC for a special FUNdraiser! (RESCHEDULED from June)

RESCHEDULED FROM JUNE! Looking for a fun night out that also benefits a great cause? Join DISC on November 7 from 7-9pm at Painting With A Twist-Middletown for an evening of painting, wine, and raffle prizes. 50% of the class proceeds will go to DISC’s small grants fund, which supports invasive species projects throughout Delaware. In addition, this class will be taught be DISC’s very own Vice-chair, Linda Bailey! Seats are $40 per person, which includes all painting supplies. Painting…

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

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

The Mid-Atlantic Panel on Aquatic Invasive Species is requesting proposals for their annual small grant competition.  The deadline for applications is March 11, 2019 at 5pm.  View the full request for proposals here, or visit MAPAIS’s Funding Opportunities page. The mission of the MAPAIS 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 (AIS) in the mid-Atlantic region. The driving force behind the…

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DISC Small Grants Program Request for Proposals!

DISC Small Grants Program Request for Proposals!

The Delaware Invasive Species Council (DISC) is offering a small grants program and encourages interested groups and individuals to submit proposals for projects that address an invasive species problem in Delaware. Approximately $1,000 is available to fund one or several projects with a start date of January 1st, 2019 with a one year completion deadline. Please refer to the RFP for complete details. All proposals are due by 5 PM on November 15th, 2018. DISC Small Grants Program RFP

MAPAIS Small Grants Competition DEADLINE APPROACHING!

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…

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Grant Opportunity: Mid-Atlantic Panel for Aquatic Invasive Species Request for Proposals

Grant Opportunity: Mid-Atlantic Panel for Aquatic Invasive Species Request for Proposals

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…

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