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Central Michigan CISMA

Clare - Gladwin - Gratiot - Isabella - Midland

OUR MISSION:

To protect and improve the natural resources, economy, and human health in Central Michigan through collaborative outreach and management of invasive exotic species.

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What are invasive species, and why should we care?

Invasive species are plants, animals, or insects that are not native to a location and have a negative impact on the area and it's species. Therefore, because these species do not have natural predators in their non-native locations, they can quickly spread and destroy the area's they invade.

Priority Species in our Counties

With a large amount of species invading our counties, we must prioritize which to combat first. Here is a list of how we prioritize species in our area: Priority Species. This list is a living document that will change over time as new species may be introduced to our area or become more widespread.

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