Feb. 15, 2016 meeting

Skaneateles Conservation Area Advisory Committee meeting agenda

Monday, February 15, 2016, 7:00 PM

  1. Phragmites
    1. Planned meeting with George Spak sometime Thursday, February 18 to get a more accurate measurement of the Phragmites clones around the lower beaver pond.
    2. The RFP for Phragmites treatment was received Thursday, February 11 from FL-PRISM.  It’s due on March 18, and up to $5000 can be requested.
  2. Scout projects
    1. Eagle Scout candidate Justin Wolford will present his trail stair proposal.
    2. Eagle Scout candidate Andrew Marsh is still working of the GPS update project.
  3. Conservation plan
    1. Presentation to ESF conservation biology class on Feb. 3rd.  (Some students may attend this meeting)
  4. Tree planting
    1. Jim Lanning proposed planting a tree nursery near Federal Farm parking area on the land currently being farmed by the Cargiles.
    2. It would start with small inexpensive seedlings to be used for future replacement of Ash trees once they are lost to the Emerald Ash Borer.
    3. He wanted to know our thoughts on such a project as well as the town-wide tree planting initiative that he mentioned last week.
    4. Ideas about planting a windbreak by the parking lot.
  5. Ideas for honoring Bill Pavlus