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New grant program to aid in the control and eradication of aquatic invasive plants in Michigan’s inland lakes

The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy's (EGLE) Water Resources Division has opened a new grant funding opportunity for aquatic invasive plant management in Michigan’s inland lakes.

Curly leaf pondweed, an invasive species, by Leslie J Mehrhoff University of Connecticut

Approximately $100,000 will be available through the Aquatic Invasive Plant Control Grant for the reimbursement of permit fees required for projects to control or eradicate inland lake aquatic invasive plants using physical, biological or chemical control activities in 2019.

Details on grant eligibility are available on the Aquatic Invasive Plant Control Grant webpage, located at under the “Grants” tab.

This grant program is implemented in accordance with the addition of Part 414 to the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended.

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Grant Information:

Materials: Access grant application materials on the AIP Control Grant webpage.

Deadline: Grant applications will be accepted through July 1, 2019.

Questions: Send questions about the new grant opportunity to

Michigan's Invasive Species Program is cooperatively implemented by the Michigan departments of Agriculture & Rural Development; Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy; and Natural Resources.

Photo: Curly-leaf pondweed, L. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut via