Invasive Species

2019-07-15 Press Release Japanese knotweed studies
Some additional training events are coming up, feel free to join us! 
June 24 7pm: Natural shoreline management presentation at the Independence Township Fire Dept. by Clinton River Watershed Council and Cardno (see attached flyer). 
June 27: 9-11am Flowering Rush training
Learn how to dig up flowering rush plants from Leslie Clark. Wear boat shoes and shorts or waders--water is shallow but bottom is mucky. Meet at Keego Harbor City Hall. 
June 27: 1-4pm Learn to identify Japanese stiltgrass, how to monitor for it's spread and what the treatment options are from the experts in Ann Arbor/Washtenaw County. Meet at Miller Road carpool lot to walk to nearby Botsford Preserve. 
**Want to carpool to Ann Arbor? Contact Erica by June 26. 
Best regards, 
Erica Clites
Oakland County CISMA Coordinator
Six Rivers Land Conservancy
(248) 660-0716
2800 Watkins Lake Rd. 
Waterford, MI 48328

There is a grant program to help fight Phragmites in inland lakes.

Press Release Cost Effective Natural Shoreline Management

2019-06-07 Press Release Apply today New inland lake invasive plant prevention program

Press Release Invasive species alert: European frog-bit detected in Novi, MI water bodies

Watch "Practical Phragmites Control Meeting - Clay Twp Presentation" on YouTube.

Here is the link:
This is presented by Bob Williams at 

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More information about invasive phragmites and invasive species.

Spading Method to Remove Invasive Phragmites. View

More information about invasive species:

There are several YouTube videos listed under the "Past Events" Topic.