Keweenaw Invasive Species Management Area (KISMA)

Beaver pond near Gratiot Lake, where KISMA has been removing European marsh thistle (Cirsium palustre) for four years with great results

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Beaver pond near Gratiot Lake, where KISMA has been removing European marsh thistle (Cirsium palustre) for four years with great results. By removing invasive species, we foster native plants, microbes, and animals that contribute to ecosystem resilience.

KISMA provides education and outreach to property owners and managers to help identify and treat concerning invasive species in Baraga, Houghton, and Keweenaw Counties.