The mission of Huron Coastal Invasive Species Network is to engage communities and lead them in a strategic, coordinated approach to invasive species management including awareness, prevention, control and restoration across Northeast Michigan’s Lake Huron coastal region. Huron Coastal Invasive Species Network serves Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco and Presque Isle counties.

2021 Strategic Plan (.pdf)

2020 Coastal ISN newsletter (.pdf)

Hours of operation

Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm
122 W Chisholm St. Alpena, MI 49707
(989) 448-2293
Steve Woods, Huron Coastal ISN Coordinator, ext. 19

Our priority species

Read about priority species in our ‘Take on Invasives’ series:
Eurasian phragmites
Japanese knotweed
European frog-bit
Japanese barberry
MISIN educational module:
Baby’s breath

Steering Committee

Steve Woods, Conservation Stewardship Director, Huron Pines
Jennifer Falkey, East Zone Ecologist, US Forest Service
Heather Rawlings, Biologist, US Fish and Wildlife Service
Greg Norwood, Ecologist, Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Judy Kalmanek, board member, Alpena Wildlife Sanctuary and Huron Pines
Cody Stevens, Unit Manager, Atlanta Forest Management Unit
Nathan Payne, Director, Iosco Conservation District
Kim Steinberger, Project Manager, The Nature Conservancy
Zach Pacana, Regional Stewardship Organizer, Michigan Nature Association
Noah Jansen, Restoration Coordinator, Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council
Brandon Schroeder, Senior Extension Educator, Michigan Sea Grant
Brittany VanderWall, District Forester, Presque Isle Conservation District

Interested in supporting our work? Sign this letter and add your organization to our list of partners.

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