Conservation Easement Workday
On April 17th, 2021, CWIP held a volunteer workday on a private property in Portage County. This event was held in partnership with the North Central Conservancy Trust. The property worked on has a conservation easement held by North Central Conservancy Trust.
Attendees removed autumn olive and honeysuckle plants using pulling tools, handsaws, and herbicide.
Multi-Session Forest Invasives Webinar
On September 26th, 2020, CWIP held a webinar focusing on forest invasive plants. Sessions centered on mapping/monitoring and identification of common, less common, and early detection species. The sessions can be viewed from the links on our webinars page!
Funding to organize this event was provided by a grant from the Wisconsin DNR - Weed Management Area program and a grant from the US Forest Service - Landscape Scale Restoration program. Thank you to these sponsors!
CWIP Summer 2020 Mapping Blitz
During the summer of 2020, CWIP volunteers drove predetermined routes and reported invasive plants growing along the roadside. Volunteers mapped about 325 miles of roads! If you'd like to watch the training webinar for the Mapping Blitz, it is available on our Facebook page.
Funding to organize this event was provided by a grant from the US Forest Service - Cooperative Weed Management Areas program and a grant from the Wisconsin DNR - Weed Management Area program. Thank you to these sponsors!
Central Wisconsin Landowner Invasive Plant Field Day
On Saturday, September 28th, 2019, the Central Wisconsin Invasives Partnership held their first event, an invasive species workshop on private land in Mount Morris, Waushara County. Attendees from a variety of backgrounds gathered to learn about invasive species identification, monitoring, and management. Presentations were followed with a property walk by the landowner. This walk included conversations about management techniques and restoration successes on the property.
Thank you to our workshop sponsors!