Keweenaw Invasive Species Management Area (KISMA)


Our Mission

To facilitate cooperation and education among federal, state, tribal, and local groups and landowners to prevent and manage invasive species across land ownership boundaries, and to foster native aquatic and terrestrial communities.

The KISMA covers Baraga, Houghton, and Keweenaw Counties.

Our Partners

  • Copper Country Chapter of Trout Unlimited
  • Gratiot Lake Conservancy
  • Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District
  • Iron Baraga Conservation District
  • Isle Royale National Park
  • Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association
  • Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
  • Keweenaw Land Trust
  • Keweenaw National Historical Park
  • Lyme Great Lakes Timberlands
  • Michigan DNR: Forest Resource Division
  • Michigan DNR: Parks and Recreation Division (Craig Lakes, Fort Wilkins, McLain, and Twin Lakes SPs)
  • Michigan Nature Association
  • MSU Extension, Houghton\Keweenaw County Extension
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
  • Swedetown Trails Club
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Upper Peninsula Resource Conservation & Development Council
  • USDA Forest Service, Ottawa National Forest
  • USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service 

Funding Sources

  • Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program (MISGP)
  • USDA Forest Service
  • Great Lakes Restoration Initiative