NORTHWOODS COOPERATIVE WEED MANAGEMENT AREA
Working Together to Protect Northern Wisconsin form Invasive Species
The NCWMA hired three seasonal workers and treated 39 sites of garlic mustard, 134 sites of knotweed, along with wild parsnip, teasel, Dalmatian toadflax, butterfly dock, and yellow flag iris. The NCWMA hosted a daylong workshop, Invasive Species and Alternative Control Methods, in July that included presentations and field trips. A slideshow of photos from 2023 is below. The "NCWMA 2023 In Review" presentation summarizes the field season with photos. The NCWMA 2023 Annual Report goes into detail.
The NCWMA hosted a daylong workshop on Invasive Species and Alternative Control Methods on July 20th at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center in Ashland, Wisconsin. Forty-five people attended the event. The day was jam-packed with interesting presentations and field trips. Thanks to everyone who attended and presented! Thanks to the Whittlesey National Wildlife Refuge for bus transportation and to the U.S. Forest Service for providing a great venue for the event.
Photo: Steve Garske from the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC) demonstrates a biocontrol insect collecting device for managing leafy spurge.