Archive for WPF Equipment Grants
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||Ecocomposition and Environmental Literatures Service-Learning: Purchase tools, gloves, camera, packages for land stewardship by students on public and private lands in the Peoria Area
||Tools for Stewardship of Natural Areas: Provide prescribed burn equipment (Backpack pump, fire rake, roadside, hand held and backpack herbicide sprayers) and herbicide for stewardship at 80 acres of remnant prairie and 40 acres of restored prairie in Champaign, Ford, Iroquois and Vermilion Counties
||Volunteer Stewardship Tools : Purchase power loppers, bow saws, duffle bags and first aid kits and labor for Lake County Forest Preserve District's stewardship program
||Mist Netting to Inventory Songbird Population Fluctuations Based on Land Use Changes: Replace aging mist nets to allow continued monitoring of songbird and raptor population changes
||To purchase protective gear and water pumps to be used by volunteers during the controlled burn. (4 FireLine classic one-piece jumpsuits; 3 Indian "Smokechaser" fire pumps; & 4 Bullard Wildfire firefighter's helmets)
||Brush Cutter to be used to cut fire lanes and trails that serve as parts of the fire lanes for proper ecosystem management
||Prairie Expansion: To purchase 2 Stihl chainsaws for use in eradicating buckthorn and other woody invasive exotics from their tallgrass prairie
||Allerton Park Invasive Species Control Tools: To purchase equipment to assist with exotic species control (Chain saws, brush cutters, hand tools)
||Creation of a mobile equipment bank for invasive species control and volunteer workdays: To provide So. IL. Citizens, conservation organizations, and land management agencies with a mobile equipment bank of invasive plant control equipment available for loan for management and volunteer workdays.
||Boy Scout Troop 54, Exotic Species Removal Team: Purchase the mechanical and safety equipment that can be used by Boy Scouts to remove bush honeysuckle and autumn olive in the natural areas they frequent
||Cargo Trailer for Trail Steward and Habitat Management Tools: To securely store and safely transport equipment to Green Earth properties for volunteer workdays
||Radiotracking Blanding's Turtles (Emydoidea blundingii) for Conservation and Habitat Management: To track the habitat use, nesting behavior, and movement of endangered Blanding's Turtles inhabiting DuPage, Kane & Lee Counties in Illinois
||Acquisition of 50 Gallon Skid Pumper Unit
||Prescribed Fire Capacity-Building Project: replace old equipment that is not adequate or in disrepair.
||Invasive Species Control Brush Mower: This mower would enable the Natural Land institute to control invasive brush on 20 natural areas across nothwestern IL.