Grant Writing

Grant Writing

ILM staff can help to identify if your project qualifies for a local, state, federal or foundation grant. Our staff has experience researching, writing and administering many types of grants. We can work with your board to develop a well suited project that meets the...
Invasive Species Removal

Invasive Species Removal

Removal of invasive brush and weedy tree species as well as herbaceous species is essential to the health of all types of natural woodland environments. Invasive species, such as buckthorn and honeysuckle, out-compete native under-story trees for light, moisture, and...
Prescribed Burning

Prescribed Burning

As part of the ongoing maintenance program, a prescribed burn regime is extremely beneficial for natural areas. Many of our native species are well adapted to fire, which provides important ecological functions: Builds resilience Removes accumulated dead vegetation...
Maintenance & Stewardship Activities

Maintenance & Stewardship Activities

An ongoing maintenance program is important to ensure the health of any natural area. Weed seeds are continually dispersed by wind, water, birds, and other animals.  Common weeds often found in wet buffers include cattails, common reed, thistle, Reed canary grass and...