Phragmites Presentation - Invasive Species Control

ALLEGAN CONSERVATION DISTRICT

“The Allegan Conservation District is dedicated to helping all land users wisely manage the natural resources of Allegan County.”

 

Lake Michigan College Phragmites Presentation

Lake Michigan College, South Haven, MI

125 Veterans Boulevard, South Haven, Michigan

August 27, 2015 – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

 

Presentation Agenda

 

6:00 – 6:05; Welcome/Introductions (All)

6:05 – 6:15; Conservation District Overview (Justin/AJ)

6:15 – 6:25; WMCISMA Overview (Drew)

6:25 – 6:35; Beaver Island Phragmites Video

6:35 – 7:05; Phragmites ID and Treatment Options (Drew)

7:05 – 7:30; MISIN, Mapping, and Prioritization (Nate/Drew)

7:30 – 7:40; Other Threats (Drew)

7:40 – 7:45; Additional Resources (Drew)

7:45 – 8:00; Q&A

 

Presenters:

Drew Rayner, Coordinator, West Michigan Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area

Nate Fuller, Conservation and Stewardship Director, Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy

AJ Brucks, Executive Director, Van Buren Conservation District

Justin Burchett, Executive Director, Allegan Conservation District

Additional Resources:

Phragmites Fact Sheet

Allegan Conservation District. Visit www.allegancd.org or call (269) 673-6940, ext. 101.

Van Buren Conservation District. Visit www.vanburencd.org or call (269) 657-4030, ext. 5.

Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN). misin.msu.edu.

Michigan Natural Features Inventory (MNFI). mnfi.anr.msu.edu.

Michigan Invasive Species Coalition (MISC). www.michiganinvasives.org.