COST-SHARE & INVASIVE SPECIES TREATMENT DONATIONS
Cost share treatments of Japanese knotweed, Phragmites grass near natural areas, black swallow-wort, and giant hogweed. For these Early Detection & Response Species – KCD is asking for a $5-10 donation per site in addition to the Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area treatment minimum cost-share as follows: $75.00 for 0.25 acres to 0.5 acres, $100.00 for 0.51 to 0.75 acres, $150.00 for 0.751 to 1 acre. The majority of the expense for these treatments, including the expensive herbicide is covered by conservation district funding. The Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program funding for knotweed administered by our wonderful partners and fiduciary the West Michigan Conservation Network has been cut. Note, this is separate from For-Hire treatments for bittersweet– Customer shall pay KCD for its services $100.00 per hour for a two-person crew. Time billed will include field work and travel time.