Mid-Michigan Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area Upcoming Activities

We have summer events planned within the four counties of the MM-CISMA. Also, we will be looking for volunteers as we schedule invasive species identification training and field survey days July through September. Check out the events and volunteer opportunities here!

Lansing Rivers Cleanup

adopt a river 2014 

Saturday, September 10th, 2016  9:00 am – Noon

Lansing City Market, 325 City Market Drive, Lansing

Join the ICD and a wonderful group of local partners in a multi-river cleanup in and around the City of Lansing.  We are seeking volunteers to help clean sections of the Red Cedar River, Grand River and Sycamore Creek.  Sign up today and be a part of the pollution solution!  We will meet at City Market.  Lunch is included.  Please dress for safety with close-toed shoes, long pants and long sleeves.  We also ask volunteers to bring their own work gloves if possible. With so much local support this is poised to be a great event that will make a real difference in the health and beauty of our local environment. Please register on our home page.

Garlic Mustard Pull

garlic mustard

Saturday May (2017 date TBD)

10:00 am – Noon  
Ingham Conservation District
1031 W Dexter Trail, Mason

This invasive plant spreads rapidly, but is easy to hand-pull.  This is a great service opportunity for Scouts and anyone interested in local conservation and learning more about invasive plant management.  After the pull, stay for some geocaching!  The ICD has 10 geocaches on the property.  See the Home page to download coodinates.  If pulling garlic mustard at home,  always bag it and dispose of it in your regular trash.  Do not compost invasive plants.  

Visit our Watershed Events page to sign up for the Ingham Conservation Stream Team Spring and Fall Invertebrate Collections.

Visit our Hunter Safety page to register for Hunter Safety Classes.