During the last 16 years, we have had many successful invasive plant control efforts. In recent years, we’ve been working with the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy on their 155-acre Great Lakes Coastal Marsh located in Arcadia, MI. For three years, we worked with the Conservancy staff and volunteers to remove marsh invaders such as reed canary grass, Phragmites, and narrow-leaved cattails to improve habitat for the native marsh plant and bird species that grow and live there (more than 150 bird species use this marsh!). Invasive plant control was part of a larger effort in which we collected and sowed native seed and used prescribed fire to assist with the marsh’s restoration.
“We are grateful to work with a company like Plantwise who cares so deeply about the land, and has the knowledge and skillset needed for multifaceted restoration projects”
–Angie Lucas, Land Steward at the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy