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AIS Advisory Council

Contact: Sarah LeSage 517-284-5472

Eurasian watermilfoil in Clear LakeThe Aquatic Invasive Species Advisory Council was created in 2011 through the addition of Part 414 to the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended, to provide recommendations aquatic invasive species issues. The council is comprised of 19 members representing a broad spectrum of interests including regulated entities, citizen organizations, governmental agencies, academia, and citizen stakeholders.

Council Members 

The following sections outline the role of the council:

  • 324.41407: Recommendations on the update to the aquatic invasive species state management plan and funding to implement the plan
  • 324.41409: Prevention of introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species through trade report
  • 324.41411: Recommendations for the state's certification of USEPA's Vessel General Permit (ballast water permit)
  • 324.41412: Recommendation for Phragmites australis control

AIS Advisory Council Recommendations

The council is charged to hold meetings at least quarterly and meetings are open to the public.

Meeting schedule and associated materials

June 28, 2013 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

May 2, 2013 (9:30 - 5:00 PM)

March 15, 2013 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

February 8, 2013 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

  • Location: Con Con A & B Conference Rooms, Atrium Level, Constitution Hall, 525 West Allegan Street, Lansing, MI 48933
  • Agenda
  • Minutes
  • Meeting Materials

1. Handout - Harmonizing State and Federal Prohibited Species Lists
2. Presentation - Education Program on Safe Usages Practices for Buyers and Sellers 
3. Presentation - AIS Funding Case Study (Minnesota)
4. Handout - DRAFT AIS Council Recommendation on Phragmites australis Control Measures 
5. Handout - Review of Aquatic Invasive Species Risk Assessments for the State of Michigan by Kruckman et al. 

November 30, 2012 (Meeting was Canceled)

  • Location: Hutchinson Conference Room, Atrium Level, Constitution Hall, 525 West Allegan Street, Lansing, MI 48933

October 25, 2012

September 27, 2012 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

August 16, 2012 (9:30 AM - 5:00 PM)

July 18, 2012 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

June 21, 2012 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

June 6, 2012 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

April 26, 2012 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

 

April 6, 2012 (9:00 AM- 12:00 PM)