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Invasive Species: State Response

State Response

Statewide efforts are underway by a variety of state and local groups to address invasive species of all kinds throughout Michigan. For information on what these efforts entail, please see the links below.

State management plans

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Aquatic Invasive Species State Management Plan

Outlines actions for preventing the introduction of new aquatic invasive species and minimizing their harmful effects.

Aquatic Invasive Species State Management Plan
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Terrestrial Invasive Species Management Plan

Provides guidance to the state and its partners for terrestrial invasive species management. 

Terrestrial Invasive Species State Management Plan
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Michigan Asian Carp Management Plan

The beginning of a comprehensive strategy for addressing the threat of Asian carps to Michigan's waters.

Michigan Asian Carp Management Plan

Reports and strategies

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Status and strategies for established aquatic invasives

Summarizing aquatic invasive species management options and future direction of management.

Status and strategies for established aquatic species
Invasive plant management strategy

DNR Invasive Plant Management Strategy

 Assessing the status of invasive plants in Michigan and developing a strategy to address their negative impacts to wildlife. 

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Invasive species grants

Grants are available to assist with prevention, detection, eradication and control of terrestrial and aquatic invasive species in Michigan. Each grant program has specific goals, eligibility requirements and application deadlines.

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Aquatic Invasive Species Monitoring in Michigan - interactive map

An interactive map of where specific aquatic invasive species have been found in Michigan.

Aquatic Invasive Species Monitoring in Michigan