The Top 20 Invasive Plant Species in Northwest Michigan
Click here for links to pictures of the Top 20
An EDRR (Early Detection, Rapid Response) crew member removes invasive Purple Loosestrife from a Natural Area before it goes to seed.
Native Species and Ecological Restoration
For information on where to find native plants in the area, visit the website below.
Forest Pests and Diseases
Forest Pest and Diseases are becoming increasingly more common in the Leelanau Peninsula with the rise of the Emerald Ash Borer, Beach Bark Disease, etc. To learn more about forest pests, contact a local forester or visit the website below.
Resources for Invasive Species or Ecological Management Plans:
See the list below for organizations or consultants that can offer these services. (Please note this is not a complete list and we do not promote one company over another)