The mission of Huron Heartland Invasive Species Network is to work collaboratively to prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species and to raise awareness, ensuring healthy ecosystems and engaged communities across Northern Michigan. Huron Heartland Invasive Species Network serves Crawford, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego and Roscommon counties.

2021 Strategic Plan (.pdf)

2020 Heartland ISN newsletter (.pdf)

Hours of operation

Monday-Friday, 7am-3pm
4241 Old US-27 S, Suite 2, Gaylord, MI 49735
(989) 448-2293
Shelby Bauer, Huron Heartland ISN Coordinator, ext. 13

Our priority species

Read about priority species in our ‘Take on Invasives’ series:
European frog-bit
Eurasian phragmites
Japanese knotweed
Japanese barberry
MISIN educational modules
Hemlock wooly adelgid
Asian longhorned beetle

Steering Committee

Shelby Bauer, Heartland ISN Lead, Huron Pines
Rich Corner, Forest Ecologist, US Forest Service
Steve Woods, Conservation Stewardship Director, Huron Pines
Matt Kleitch, Natural Resource Specialist, Camp Grayling
Julie Crick, Natural Resources Educator, MSU Extension
Jennifer Falkey, East Zone Ecologist, US Forest Service
Caroline Kesson, Monitoring Programs Coordinator, Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council
Lauren Dey, Watershed Management Coordinator, Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council
Rusty Gowland, President, Black Lake Preservation Society
Joellen Saugrich, District Forester, Otsego Conservation District

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

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