Macro Invertebrate Surveys

Macro Invertebrate Surveys

Macro invertebrates (stream insects) are the preferred method for assessing stream habitat since they are much less mobile than fish. Analysis of the field data helps determine the overall health of the stream.    
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...
Native Plant Installation

Native Plant Installation

Native plants have very long and intricate root systems. These long root structures may grow as deep as 16 feet depending on the species, they have adapted historically to extreme temperature fluctuations, drought, flooding and fire.  Deep rooted native plants are...
Stabilization & Erosion Control

Stabilization & Erosion Control

Erosion is the major contributor to decreased water clarity and sedimentation in lakes and ponds. ILM is capable of performing construction site erosion control for NPDES permitting, developing Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP), and file for Notice of...