Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network (ISN)
News and Updates
New staff position joins us
We are pleased to welcome Zach Seguin to the ISN team - again, actually! Read about his return on our staff page.
As our new Invasive Species Specialist, Zach will be ISN's go-to hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) contact and manage our seasonal crew(s), amongst many other things.
ISN is now a Nonprofit!
ISN legally transitioned to a a 501(c)3 Oct. 1st 2023. This means new email addresses for staff, expanded grant eligibility, & tax-deductible donations!
ISN is exclusively grant funded. If you'd like to help support us during this transition, we are currently fundraising for a work truck and to get our new office space up & running. Read below to donate, or send any truck leads our way!
Help Support ISN's Work
ISN would not exist without the support of our partners and community. Consider making a donation to help ensure invasive species efforts continue in northwest Michigan. Every bit helps enhance the natural world around us. All contributions are tax-deductible!
ISN and Invasive Species in the Media
- Another popular landscape shrub is headed to Pennslyvania's banned list (Penn Live)
- Callery Pear on List of Species Illonis Assessing as Invasive. Here's What That Means (WTTW News)
- Feel the Vibe: Study Shows Spotted Lanternflies Sense Acoustic Stimuli (Entomology Today)
- The Summer of Ticks (The Ticker)
- Invasive hemlock woolly adelgid found in northern Benzie County (Michigan DNR)
- NotMISpecies webinar series returns in New Year (Michigan DNR)
- Play Clean Snow? Winter is still a time to stop invasive species (PlayCleanGo)
- How non-native plants are contributing to a global insect decline (Yale Environment 360)
- Invasive, hyperbolically named vine makes first known appearance in Michigan (Western Michigan University Public Radio)
- Continued vigilance urged after dead lanternfly cases identified in Michigan (EGLE)