WRISC Partners

WRISC was formalized in 2010 when the first round of Partners signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signifying their support for regional cooperation on invasive species education and management.  Since then, WRISC has grown to a coalition of 68 Partners from Michigan and Wisconsin representing citizen groups, organizations, businesses, schools, and federal, state, and local units of government. 

 

 

You do not need to be a formal Partner to participate in WRISC activities, in fact we have several very active informal members and volunteers that participate in workdays, meetings, and trainings. However, each Partnership is a great benefit which strengthens our Coalition as we continue to seek funding for invasive species management and education across our five-county service area, which includes the Counties of Florence, Forest, and Marinette in Wisconsin, and Dickinson and Menominee in Michigan.  A broad base of local support increases WRISC's chances of receiving grants to help prevent the spread of key invasive species threatening our local ecosystems.  Grants are our major source of funding.  In the past several years, we have secured approximately $650,000 in grants to support local invasive species projects and create jobs.  There is no cost to become a Partner, and Partners are eligible for election to the nine-member Board of Directors, the governing body which directs the course of WRISC activities!

 

We encourage anyone considering becoming a formal partner to attend one of our Board of Directors meetings or speak to a Board member.  New Partners are added once a year at WRISC's annual meeting in June.  For any questions, or to apply for formal partnership, contact the WRISC coordinator at 906-774-1550x102 or wildriverscwma@gmail.com.  

Our Current Partners

Alliance of the Northern States Working to Ensure Regional Stability (ANSWERS)

Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission

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Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine School District

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Bureau of Land Management Northeastern States District

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Carney Lake Association

Carney-Nadeau Public School

Central Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Regional Commission

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Charter Township of Breitung

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Clean Kill Pest Control Inc.

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Dickinson Conservation District

Florence County Lakes and Rivers Association

Forest County Association of Lakes Inc.

Forest County Land and Water Resources Department

Fumee Lake Commission

Hamilton Lake Association

Ingallston Township

Kingsford High School

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Lake Antoine Association

Lake Township (Menominee County)

Lumberjack Resource Conservation and Development Council

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Lake Antoine Park Partners

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Marinette County

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Menominee Conservation District

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Michigan Department of Natural Resources

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Nicolet Sportsman’s Club

Michigan State University Extension – Dickinson County

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North Dickinson County Schools

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Northern Lights YMCA Inc.

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School District of Crivitz

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School District of Florence County

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School District of Niagara

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Shakey Lakes Association

School District of Wausaukee

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Town of Argonne

Town of Commonwealth

Town of Freedom

Town of Homestead

Tri County Snowmobile & ORV Club

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University of Wisconsin – Marinette

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Upper Peninsula Resource Conservation and Development Council

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USDA-NRCS Stephenson Field Office

USDA-NRCS Wisconsin

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Village of Carney

Village of Powers

White Water Associates Inc.

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Email: wildriverscwma@gmail.com

Phone: (906) 774-1550 ext. 102

Social: @WildRiversISC

Address: 420 North Hooper St., Kingsford, MI 49802

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