Native Plant Nurseries:

Restoration Consultants:

Funding Resources for Private Landowners:

U.S Department of Agriculture:

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Foundational Program – Controlling Weedy and Invasive Plants

Wetland Reserve Program

Conservation Reserve Program

Conservation Innovation Grants

Conservation Technical Assistance

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Technology Development for the Biological Control of Invasive Native and Non-Native Plants (CSIP)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Partners for Fish and Wildlife (Midwest)

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative – Partners for Fish and Wildlife

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Conservation on Private Lands Program

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Landowner Incentive Program

Wisconsin Forest Landowner Grant Program


*NEW NR 40 Regulations in effect as of May 1,2015*  See links:



Cooperative Invasive Species Management Areas in Wisconsin

Invasive Species Job Opening Announcements:

Dane County opportunities:  Both pay $15.05/hour. Applications are due March 25th, 2016. See links below for more info.


Watercraft Inspector -

Lake Management Harvester Operator -

Door County opportunites:  The pay for each LTE will be $12.52/hour. Applications are due March 21st, 2016. See attached pdf for position description.2016 Door County LTE

Iron County opportunities:  Rate of pay is $10/hour.  Deadline for the application is Friday, March 14th at 4pm.  Iron County AIS Internship Description 2016



To apply please send your cover letter, resume and list of references to: Zach Wilson, Iron County Land & Water Conservation Department, 607 3rd Avenue North, Hurley, WI 54534 715/561-2234

Golden Sands RC&D summer employment opportunities:
several summer positions available this year:

1) CBCW boat inspector – Pearl Lake, Waushara Co
2) CBCW boat inspector – Silver Lake, Waushara Co
3) CBCW boat inspector – Petenwell County Park, Adams Co
4) CBCW boat inspector – Castle Rock County Park, Adams Co
5) CBCW boat inspector – Green Lake, Green Lake Co
6) AIS Tech – Wood/Marathon/Taylor counties
7) AIS Tech – Marquette/Green Lake counties

The descriptions may be found at

Application deadline = March 25th.

Three AIS Project Assistant Positions are available at Oneida County Land & Water Conservation!  Two positions are for 600-hours ($12/hr.) and one AIS Field Lead position is also available (1000 hours, $14/hr.).  Employees will be compensated for mileage during the work day.  Start dates are flexible, although we are looking for a candidate that can work April-September  for the AIS Field Lead position.  Please submit an Oneida County application (, resume, and position desired to:  Applications taken until positions are filled.

LISMA on the radio:

Local invasive species news:

Scotch broom

Invasive plant experts battling potentially dangerous giant – Fox 11 news story

Calumet Conservator AIS Snapshot Day 2014 article

LISMA new articles and press releases:

Why Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers? by Diane Schauer

January 2014 New Cooperative Group Tackles Invasive Species in Four County Area

February 2014 Meet the LISMA Team

IPAW Newsletter February 2014

Restore the Shore Project

March 2014 Buy Local, Buy Native

Restore the Shore Seeks to Improve Habitat – Herald Times Reporter

LISMA April 2014 article Restore the Shore

LISMA article May 2014 LISMA Gears Up for Invasive Species Awareness Month

LISMA article June 2014 – Wild Parsnip

LISMA’s Tom Ward wins 2014 Invader Crusader Award

Area man honored for work in attacking invasive species

LISMA Steering committee member earns Invader Crusader Award

Avoid These Potentially Harmful Plants

LISMA September 2014 article, Emerald Ash borer

Emerald ash borer found in Calumet County

LISMA October 2014 Article Now is a Great Time to Find and Take Care of Many Invasive Species

LISMA November 2014 article, Firewood

LISMA December 2014 article, Use Native Plants When Decorating

2015 Partner meeting press release

Fond Du Lac Reporter LISMA Partner Meeting Press Release

Feb 2015 Local Invasive Species Group Announces Dates of National Invasive Species Awareness Week

LISMA March 2015 article, Spring is just around the corner

Restore the Shore Continues April 2015 LISMA article

NR 40 updates May 2015 article

Barberry Article July 2015

Restore the Shore Zander Park Article August 2015

LISMA Landowner Workshop December 2015

LISMA partner meeting March 2016

Best Management Practices (BMPs) are essential to successful invasive species management.

Contractor Best Management Practices


Outreach Materials to User Groups

Waterfowl Hunter Brochure

Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers Catalog

LISMA Brochure