Check here for upcoming CISMA and Partner events. Topics include:


Invasive Species Related Events (I): hands-on work to remove invasives, educational opportunites to learn more about invasives and what you may be able to do with invasives on your property.


Native Species Events (N): These allow you to learn about the natural beauty that we are trying to save by combating invasive species. 

Native Plant Sales (P): These allow you to support your local organizations while equipping your yard with native species.

Stay Home Garlic Mustard Pull - The Little Forks Conservancy: April 24th - May 31st

CMCISMA has partnered with The Little Forks Conservancy to bring you the Stay Home Garlic Mustard Pull! Garlic mustard is an invasive species in our area. The plant produces large amounts of seeds and can spread rapidly, allowing it to outcompete native plants in the area. We are encouraging people to remove the invasive species from their properties this spring. The challenge continues through May 31st. However, you should always be on the lookout for invasive species in your area! We are trying to spread the word and get as many people as possible involved. You can help by passing this information on to anyone who may be interested.


For information on identifying and disposing of garlic mustard and to report how much you pulled visit:

First Year Rosettes - Heart shaped leaves with distinct ridges on edges. To know for sure, crush the leaves and they will smell like garlic!

Second Year Flowers - Plants can get up to 4 feet tall and will flower April - May. 

Monoculture of Garlic Mustard in the Forest

Contact Us! We are your invasive species HOTLINE

Megan Garrett (Rider) - Coordinator

400 S. Badour Rd.

Midland, MI 48640

989-414-2237 OR 989-631-0830

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