AGENDA

Nature Preserve Committee

Monday, November 13, 2017

  1. Approval of minutes from Oct. 9 meeting
  2. Old Business
  1. DVU herpetofauna inventory -- Maggie Liguori
  2. Work days
  1. Nov. 4 work day report
  2. Brush removal
  3. Waivers
  1. Remaining maintenance tasks
  1. Cage remaining shrubs in back border of Miriam’s Meadow
  2. Spread wood chips around newly planted trees and shrubs in riparian area.
  3. Cut/removes vines on tagged trees in riparian area
  4. Clean out bluebird houses
  5. Install additional screech owl boxes
  6. Repair / relocate bat house in Miriam’s Meadow
  7. Install trail cameras
  1. Hazard trees (3 ash trees on Pine Tree Trail)
  2. Tire rut damage at main entrance
  3. Preserve boundaries
  1. Surveying possibility / Gilmore
  2. Additional boundary signs
  1. Chant’s Woods
  2. Borders with Weston, Marsh, Coleman properties
  1. Chant’s Woods
  1. Access
  2. Memorial plaque
  1. Penn State Cooperative Extension pollinator habitat application
  2. Miller properties / DCNR Grant
  3. Groner Fund residual / Miriam’s stock shares
  1. Deferred Items
  1. Orphans Court ruling on uses of Groner funds
  2. Preserve trail map
  3. Nature Preserve pamphlet
  4. Strategic Plan update
  5. Tree and shrub ID plates
  6. Brush mower purchase
  1. New Business
  1. 2017 budget update
  1. Boundary sign posts / hardware
  1. 2018 budget
  1. $12,500 for maintenance
  2. $3,000 capital expense for mapping
  1. Tree and shrub planting list
  2. Progress report presentation to Council (Dec.)
  3. Bowman’s Hill 2018 Land Ethics Award
  4. Borough response to Spotted Lanternfly
  5. Borough arborist