Northwoods Cooperative Weed Management Area
Northwoods Cooperative Weed Management Area

Upcoming Events

The NCWMA hosts a variety of programs to raise awareness about invasive species. We work with audiences of all ages and backgrounds, including school groups, community organizations, and professionals. Some of our programs involve hands-on removal of invasive plants, while others provide an opportunity to exchange information and resources to help us combat invasives. If you would like to partner with the NCWMA to host an event, or would like more information on an event, please contact us


NCWMA March Meeting. July 15, 2020, 9:30 am.

The next NCWMA meeting will be on July 15 at 9:30 am at the Northern Great Lakes Vistor Center (29270 County Highway G in Ashland).


Invasive Species I.D. Days
Once each month throughout the summer, the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center puts on an Invasive Species Identification Day which includes a speaker at 1 to 2 pm.  Each event includes educational booths from 2 to 4 pm on invasive species.  People are encouraged to bring in their samples of unknown, problematic plants for identification and treatment advice.

June 26th

July 10th

August 14

September 4

National Public Lands Day, September 26th


Student Science Research Symposium, October 16th

Seventh grade students from regional schools come to the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center for day of science investigation.  Students cycle through ten stations, including one from the NCWMA.  Each station has a different organization teach about a science-related topic with a hands-on activity.  Topics range from invasive species, water cycling, chemistry water sampling techniques, and other environmental related topics.

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