Jerry Kass – Conservation Coordinator

  • Started in May 2019 as the Conservation Coordinator.
  • Jerry has been organizing the daily work of the Invasive Species Strike Team, which surveys, monitors, and treats invasive plant species on private and public land throughout Kent County.
  • Growing up in Muskegon, he developed a passion for conserving West Michigan’s beautiful and abundant natural resources, which lead him to pursue a Bachelors degree in Wildlife Biology from GVSU.
  • He enjoys being outdoors, whether it is hiking or fishing on one of Michigan’s many picturesque rivers and lakes! He also enjoys spending time with his wife and two young boys! If you have an invasive species that you would like treated, then send him an email at!

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Conservation Coordinator