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.
April 9, 2014 | Mark Breederland | Inland Seas Education Association founder, Thomas Kelly, is recognized for nearly forty years of advocacy toward Great Lakes education and stewardship.
April 7, 2014 | Mary Bohling | Lake Erie fisheries workshop brings communities together with fisheries research and management partners through discussions on research findings, management updates, and fishing trends.
April 1, 2014 | Diane Brown | This free mobile app defines invasive plants of the Midwest and suggests alternatives for planting.
March 31, 2014 | Brandon Schroeder | Michigan youth and Great Lakes stewardship are at the center of new place-based education documentary airing on PBS stations throughout April.
March 28, 2014 | Steve Stewart | The Lake St. Clair fisheries workshop brings community together with fisheries research and management partners through discussions on research findings, management updates, and fishing trends.
March 26, 2014 | Mike Haas | Sightings in Michigan homes on the rise.
March 26, 2014 | Mike Schira | Landowners need to be mindful of pests and adopt management practices which will better ensure a healthy forest future.
March 13, 2014 | Steve Stewart | The Great Lakes Education Program begins its 24th year of advancing Great Lakes literacy among K-12 students throughout southeast Michigan.
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.
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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
Date: May 1, 2014 - May 3, 2014
Location: Boyne Mountain Resort, 1 Boyne Mountain Road, Boyne Falls, MI 49713
- 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)