Invasive Species Management in Western Lake Erie
Grant Recipient:

Grant Awarded:

$53,151

Lake Basin(s):

Erie

Project Location(s):

Coastal marshes in Erie, Ottawa, and Sandusky counties, OH

The Winous Point Marsh Conservancy, in cooperation with the partnership forming the Lake Erie Cooperative Weed Management Area, augmented an existing invasive species control program in Lake Erie coastal marshes.  This program was directed at management of invasive plant species in coastal Lake Erie marshes to further conservation objectives for these critical habitats. Project outcomes included the management of invasive phragmites, implementation of an experimental flowering rush control program on 50 acres, and continued monitoring and experimental site regeneration along the treated areas.

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