Bob Williams

Director
Stewart Farm Ecology Center
xharpspah@aol.com

Bob Williams is the Director of the Stewart Farm Ecology Center on Harsens Island and has successfully controlled Phragmites while restoring a lakeplain prairie, wet mesic flatwoods and a Great Lakes marsh at Stewart Farm.  He is a graduate of the Michigan State University Conservation Stewards Program and an MSU Extension Service Volunteer. He founded and manages www.Phragmites.org and served for three years as the Chairperson of the Clay Township Phragmites Advisory Board. Bob has trained over 1000 individuals as well as presented dozens of public workshops on Phragmites control for local communities, non-profits, and organizations such as the Wildlife Habitat Council, The Stewardship Network, SEMCOG, MSU Extension Service, and the Great Lakes Commission. In 2011, Bob and his wife Sue were named Michiganians of the year by the Detroit News for their work in environmental stewardship. Bob is also a registered architect and practices in the State of Michigan.

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Anyone managing non-native Phragmites in the Great Lakes basin can participate in PAMF.  Through PAMF, experienced land managers can efficiently share their knowledge and expertise while those new to Phragmites management can find science-based support and guidance. Learn how to join PAMF here.

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Please contact: Samantha Stanton, Program Specialist, Great Lakes Commission at sstanton@glc.org or 734-396-6055.