Conservancy wins award for invasive weed program

The Brandywine Conservancy is the recent co-winner of the Quality


Vegetation Management Project Habitat award for invasive weed


management. The Chadds Ford-based conservancy shares the award with


Weeds, Inc. of Aston and was earned for invasive weed management at the


conservancy’s Waterloo Mills Preserve in Devon.


 


According to a press release, the QVM Project Habitat award is designed


to give recognition to organizations that demonstrate “vanguard


stewardship and ecosystem protection.”


 


The Waterloo Mills project was one of only 13 in the United States to


receive this award. Sherri Evans-Stanton, director of the conservancy's Environmental Management Center, which oversees the preserve said in the release, “We are delighted to receive this acknowledgement of our work to control invasive plants.”


 


The 170-acre Waterloo Mills Preserve includes an 18th century village,


wildflower meadows, fertile marshes, mature woods and over a mile of


meandering creek. The property was donated to the Conservancy through


the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Haas.


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