Outcomes and Services

Outcomes of Using PAMF

  • PAMF will unite resource managers, researchers, and other stakeholders and facilitate successional learning through a collaborative information sharing system that contains an evolving and collective understanding about how to best treat Phragmites
  • PAMF will promote cooperative, transparent decision making to reduce uncertainty regarding the effectiveness of management
  • PAMF is a cost-and time-efficient way to address a large, regional-scale problem

Services Provided by PAMF

  • free data analysis that provides treatment guidance based on best current knowledge
  • standardized monitoring protocol, scalable to different management areas
  • development of site-specific Best Management Practices (BMPs) that can be shared across the Great Lakes basin and throughout North America
  • free database to store all Phragmites related information that is accessible from anywhere, at any time


Anyone managing non-native Phragmites in the Great Lakes basin can participate in PAMF. Click the button below to get started! 


Please contact: Samantha Tank, Great Lakes Commission at [email protected]