FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 15, 2015, Manitowoc County Partners Receive Phragmites Control Grant
Manitowoc County Partners, comprising the Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership, Stantec Environmental Consultants, the Manitowoc County Lakes Association (MCLA), and the Lakeshore Invasive Species Management Area (LISMA), recently received a DNR Phragmites Control Grant to reduce this rapidly spreading invasive plant. Phragmites is currently on the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources list of restricted plants, and this grant will allow Manitowoc County Partners to aid those property owners with an infestation to obtain cost free initial control. All landowners in the treatment area will be contacted for permission to treat their property prior to control measures being undertaken. For further information, email John Durbrow through the contact form or call 920-726-4850.