Invasive plant and animal species pose an enormous threat to Michigan’s biodiversity and economic wellbeing. Emerald ash borer, garlic mustard and zebra mussels are notable examples of species that harm our state’s land and water resources. MSU Extension educators and researchers provide educational resources to identify, assess and control invasive species throughout the state.
March 3, 2014 | Ron Kinnunen | Fish farmers develop biosecurity measures to prevent the spread of VHS.
February 28, 2014 | Andy Northrop | Michigan State University survey reveals the industry’s greatest concerns.
February 25, 2014 | Brandon Schroeder | Annual spring Lake Huron fisheries workshops bring communities together with fisheries research and management partners through discussions on research findings, management updates, and fishing trends.
February 25, 2014 | Brandon Schroeder | Educators and community partners from across northeast Michigan convened to explore STEM learning opportunities through place-based watershed science explorations at the 2014 Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative Regional Meeting.
February 13, 2014 | Jane Herbert | Day 3 of inaugural Michigan Inland Lakes Convention will showcase current natural shoreline research findings and the latest in Phragmites management and control.
February 12, 2014 | Rebecca Krans | Incorporate specific plants to attract butterflies and songbirds to your garden and play a role in keeping invasive plants out of your landscape.
February 10, 2014 | Steve Stewart | The 2014 Great Lakes Conference will, again, be part of ANR Week at MSU, and will focus on current issues and information relating to our Great Lakes.
February 7, 2014 | Rob Sirrine | Academy helps farmers and gardeners with pest management decisions and more.
January 21, 2014 | Brandon Schroeder | Northeast Michigan youth leaders will be stars on the big screen as part of a new Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative documentary premiering January 26th during the Thunder Bay Film Festival.
January 17, 2014 | Mary Bohling | International collaboration along Lake St. Clair and the St. Clair and Detroit rivers leads to ecosystem restoration and exemplary partnerships.
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Date: Apr 9, 2014 - Apr 9, 2014
Location: Charles A. Hammond American Legion Hall 1026 6th Street Port Huron, Mich
Date: Apr 22, 2014 - Apr 22, 2014
Location: NOAA Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center 500 W. Fletcher Street Alpena, Mich
Date: Apr 23, 2014 - Apr 23, 2014
Location: Les Cheneaux Sportsman's Club M-134 Cedarville, Mich
- A Field Guide to Invasive Plants
- A Field ID Guide to Invasive Plants
- A Michigan Boater’s Guide to Selected Invasive Aquatic Plants
- Aquatic Invasive Species
- Buckthorn Watch: Studying the Invasive Plant Common Buckthorn (E3146)
- Emerald Ash Borer
- Emerald Ash Borer and Your Woodland (E2943)
- Giant Hogweed (E2935)
- Insecticide Options for Protecting Ash Trees from Emerald Ash Borer (E3075)
- Midwest Invasive Species Information Network
- MSU Research on Invasive Species
- Oak Wilt in Michigan’s Forests (E3169)