Collaborative, Inter-Agency Effort Making Headway Against Stiltgrass

Collaborative, Inter-Agency Effort Making Headway Against Stiltgrass

By Alice Elliott, Stiltgrass Coordinator Readers are likely familiar with some well-known invasive species in Michigan, like garlic mustard, buckthorn, honeysuckle, and phragmites. But a new invader is in town, and it’s a nasty one. Stiltgrass is an annual grass that quickly out-competes native species. It grows in both disturbed and undisturbed sites, in sun […]

Japanese Stiltgrass – The Michigan Invasion

The first instance of Japanese stiltgrass in Michigan was found in Scio Township by a private resident in 2017. This is a quickly spreading herbaceous invasive. Help keep additional populations from cropping up by learning what to look for and how to eradicate it. Andrea and Jim Matthies have opened up their home as a […]