Cut River Garlic Mustard: Fire Use & Invasives Control

Project Description

The Michigan Prescribed Fire Council and the Lake States Fire Science Consortium are sponsoring a Field Tour to highlight the issues involved with fire management and control of invasive species. Consider joining them on October 17th at 1:30 PM Eastern Time at the Cut River Bridge Roadside Rest Area parking lot east of the bridge. If you let Lara Rainbolt ( or Robert Ziel ( know that you plan to attend, we will keep you updated. We will be visiting a mesic northern hardwood forest near there where the MI DNR combined prescribed burns and herbicide trea...

Project Map

Publicly Accessible: Yes
County: Mackinac County, MI
Project Size:
  • 83.88 acres

Project Sites

  • Cut River Bridge
  • Cut River Rd GM Burns

Goals and Targets

Targeted Habitats:

No targeted habitats were identified for this project.

Targeted Species:

No targeted species were identified for this project.

Conservation Actions

Action Status Start Year End Year
Control invasive plants Ongoing Management 2000 2007
Garlic Mustard Eradication
Education In Progress 2012 2012
Field Tour


Is the success of this project's actions being monitored? No/Unknown

Quick Facts

Owning Organization

Lake States Fire Science

Managing Organization

MI Dept of Natural Resources
(State Government)

Contact Information

Lara Rainbolt (Coordinator)
Michigan Prescribed Fire Council

General Information

Project #: 196905
Last Updated: September 18, 2012

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