Phragmites in South Carolina(Cont..2005-2006)

In the summer of 2005, about 1,992 acres of Phragmites were treated on DNR properties at a cost of $351,089. The treatment project was a cooperative effort between the Aquatic Nuisance Species Program and the Wildlife Management Section to improve waterfowl habitat and control the spread of an invasive species. Specific treatment sites and activities are listed here for 2005.

2005 Phragmites Control Operations
Location Maps Acres Costs
Santee Coastal pdf icon with link to santee coastal map 1729 $304,736
Tom Yawkey pdf icon with link to Yawkey map 205 $36,131
Santee Delta WMA pdf icon with link to santee delta map 32.5 $5,727
Samworth WMA pdf icon with link to santee delta map 2.5 $387
ACE Basin NO
MAP
23 $4,053
              TOTAL   1992  $351,089
Private landowners pdf icon with link to private property map 800+  $148,000+

The summer of 2006 brought more opportunities to stem the tide of Phragmites.  Based on the 2006 SC Aquatic Plant Management Plan, the SCDNR completed treatment of an additional 1950 acres on public lands at a cost of $352,805.  The Phragmites on Santee Coastal Reserve has now been treated once.  It took 3 years and covered 3563 acres. 
Specific treatment sites and activities are listed here for 2006.

2006 Phragmites Control Operations
Location Maps Acres Costs
Santee Coastal pdf icon with link to santee coastal map 1340 $243,154
Tom Yawkey pdf icon with link to Yawkey map 200 $36,475
Georgetown Co Parks pdf icon with link to santee delta map 45 $6,774
Baruch pdf icon with link to santee delta map 109 $19,879
Charleston Harbor
NWS
NO
MAP
242 $44,135
Samworth NO
MAP
5 $912
Belle Isle NO
MAP
4 $730
ACE Basin NO
MAP
5 $746
              TOTAL   1,950  $352,805
Private landowners NO
MAP
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