- Who We Are: A group of city, county, & state agencies, non-profit organizations, community associations, & private citizens.
- Mission: Our mission is to help citizens & communities protect our lands from the damages caused by invasive species.
- History: In 2017, The Stewardship Network was proud to announce the formation of the Duluth Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) – funded partially by the the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Pulling Together Initiative.
- Service Area: Southern St. Louis County, MN.
- Target Plants: Japanese & Bohemian Knotweed, Garlic Mustard, Non-Native Phragmites, Common & Glossy Buckthorn, Japanese Barberry, Oriental Bittersweet, Tansy, Wild Parsnip, Knapweed, Leafy Spurge.
Check out the Duluth CISMA coordinator, Lori Seele, featured in this coverage of invasive knotweed by Fox21 Local News! https://www.fox21online.com/2019/06/03/city-of-duluth-educates-community-on-invasive-knotweed-plant/
Visit our Google Site to access our Duluth CISMA documents! https://sites.google.com/d.umn.edu/duluthcismapartners/home
Partner with Us:
Everyone (including the public) are invited to attend our bi-monthly meetings & events. Meetings are announced via our email list & posted on our Facebook Page.
Duluth CISMA Contact Information:
Do you have any questions regarding the Duluth CISMA? If so, please don’t hesitate to ask CISMA Coordinator Lori Seele: email@example.com or (218) 393-9581.
- Establishing Mission Statement.
- Mapping of Target Invasive Plants.
- Hosting “Pulling Together” Field Workshops.
- Co-hosting CISMA Partners “Weed Em’ Out” Workshop.
- Discovering, Mapping, and Educating Landowners about Wild Parsnip Infestation.
- General Education.
- Hosting Removal Work Days.
- Community Dialogue on Tackling our Invasive Knotweeds Collectively.
- Poster Presentation at National & Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference.
- Hosting Guest Speakers.