Fact sheets and management guidelines

A few of our favorites…

Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative: read our fact sheet to learn more about the Collaborative and its ongoing projects!

A Guide to the Control and Management of Invasive Phragmites: a handbook developed by the State of Michigan and other partners. This booklet along with the updated guidelines from Michigan DEQ are very useful!

Restoring the Marsh–Phragmites removal and monitoring: a fact sheet from MI Sea Grant about a recent marsh restoration project in Lake St. Clair. Includes a great description about Phragmites as well as how they are using an integrated pest management strategy to restore and protect this important area.

Invasive Phragmites—Best Management Practices: a report by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Phragmites– Native or Not?: a pamphlet with pictures to help with identification put together by the  Michigan Natural Features Inventory

Common Reed (Phragmites australis) & Coastal Environments: a report by the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation on the current distribution of Phragmites along the coast of southeastern shores of Lake Huron, add information on why infestations occur where they do, and recommend priority areas for management actions to assist municipalities and community groups.

Other Resources